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April 3, 2011 by  
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From: catgod29

The Biography Channel will be reairing the biography on the Monkees,
Thursday, November 6, at 9pm ET/8pm CT. But, the Biography Channel has
also seen fit to air a biography on the most important Monkee of all,
Michael Nesmith! Er um, no, not Michael (sorry Mike) but the
Manchester Cowboy, Davy Jones (just wanna see if you’re reading any of
this stuff). His biography will air immediately following the Monkees
biography at 10pm ET/9pm CT. If I’m not mistaken, the Bio Channel will
repeat both biographies four hours later from the original time. I’ll
double check my guide for verification of the later times and update if
needed.
Now then, to Bio, where are the individual bio’s on Nez, Dolenz and
Tork? How dare you show favortism! Of course, I can’t wait to see what
you have to say about Davy’s career in 40 minutes worth of
programming.

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http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/tv/article1815250.ece

Hey, hey The Monkees are back
By COLIN ROBERTSON
Published: 16 Oct 2008

POP svengali Simon Fuller is bringing back telly classic The Monkees =97
and giving it a raunchy modern twist.
And hey, hey =97 producers are already on the hunt for four hunky surfer
dude types to play an updated version of the original boyband.

The lucky lads will become the new Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Michael
Nesmith and Peter Tork, who set teenage girls’ hearts racing in the
sixties.

The foursome starred as the boy-next-door band for five years from
1965 with hits such as Daydream Believer.

Their show started out as a scripted drama but eventually turned into
a reality-variety production after the lads tired of the corny
scripts.

Eventually The Monkees became so popular they began to call the shots
=97 and play their own instruments.

Mischief

Fuller, the man behind The Spice Girls and S Club 7, wants the new
Monkees to play their own instruments and effectively become a real
band. But unlike the squeaky clean original gang the new group will be
much more rock ‘n roll.

A show source said: “This will be The Monkees for the Gossip Girl
generation and a lot more raunchy.

“We are looking for some charismatic lads who are up for a bit of
mischief. The show will be much grittier than the original with more
sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll.”

Producers have already held open auditions in California as they seek
“great, offbeat character types with energy, charisma and humour”.

It is the second time that Fuller =97 who owns the rights to The Monkees
=97 has attempted to put together a revival show.

Five years ago he started work on The New Monkees but the idea was
scrapped after no broadcaster showed any interest.

The new show, which may not use the Monkees name, will launch in the
US before coming to Britain. Insiders said it was too early to say
which channel would take it up.

The Monkees, formed in LA, had a huge hit with their first album in
1966. There have been reunion tours.

But the group did not mark their 40th anniversary in 2006 and a
comeback with all members on stage seems unlikely.

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From: nycjobs@yahoo.com

I’m hearing the Monkees will be inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame has announced sixteen new inductees who
will be added on November 6 in Sharon, Pennsylvania. The honorees are
the Chords, the Capris, Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs, Jive Five,
Dixie Cups, Four Preps, Ruby & the Romantics, Sly & the Family Stone,
the Monkees, Sam & Dave, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, Tony Orlando
and Dawn, Kool & the Gang, the Traveling Wilburys, Frank Sinatra’s
Hoboken Four group and the Five Red Caps. The Hall will host four
nights of concerts from November 6-9.
http://www.oldiesmusic.com/news.htm

http://www.vocalhalloffame.com/inductees.htm

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From: Tjchurch2001

It has been announced in local press & on thr Vocal Group’s Hall Of
Fame Website that The Monkees are among the 2007 Inductees. (Despite
it being late 2008, this is the latest class of inductees.)

Due to this, it has been announced on the Hall’s site that “Peter Tork
of The Monkees” will be performing on the first night of upcoming
Induction concerts, along with Three Dog Night, a member of the 5th
Dimension, & several others. While the Hall itself is still undergoing
major renovations, the concerts will be held at the Chevrolet Centre
in Youngstown, Ohio.
–TJ. Church, the Web’s resident Monkeemaniac

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