Foxtel tribute to Aretha Franklin

Foxtel Smooth and Foxtel Arts will celebrate the life and music of Aretha Franklin with 4 programming tributes.

Foxtel Smooth featuring Remembering Aretha, a collection of the hit songs including ‘Respect, ‘Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves’ and ‘Freeway of Love’, will air from 2:30pm.

Tonight on Foxtel Arts, Rock Legends: Aretha Franklin at 6:30pm followed by Aretha Franklin at 7.00pm, a special that reflects on the life of the undisputed Queen of Soul.

At 8pm, Aretha Franklin: Queen Of Soul, a collection of the very best of Aretha’s music video clips and all programs will be replayed.

Fraser Stark, General Manager of Foxtel’s Arts and Music Channels, said, “The world has lost a legendary iconic talent in Aretha Franklin who wrote, as well as gave her voice to, some of the world’s favourite songs. From this afternoon and across the weekend Foxtel Smooth and Foxtel Arts will be paying their R.E.S.P.E.C.T. to the superstar through a line-up of performances and TV biographies. We will celebrate a life lived fully, that much-loved powerful voice and a songbook that remains for the ages.”


Rock Legends: Aretha Franklin at 8:30pm
Aretha Franklin at 9pm on Foxtel Arts and tomorrow, Saturday August 18 at 9am on Foxtel Smooth and Sunday August 19 on Foxtel Arts.
Aretha Franklin: Queen Of Soul tonight at 10pm on Foxtel Arts and Sunday August 19 at 11am and 6pm on Foxtel Smooth.
Remembering Aretha, tomorrow at 8:45am and 5pm on Foxtel Smooth.

All times are AEST.

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