Billy Joel’s Epic MSG Concert Encore: CBS Re-Airs After Abrupt End

Last night’s anticipated Billy Joel special hit a snag, leaving fans across the Eastern and Central Time Zones hanging as it ended prematurely due to a network programming timing error. As the closing chords of “Piano Man” echoed, viewers were left in suspense as their screens unexpectedly switched to local news. Understandably, this interruption left Mr. Joel, his dedicated fans, affiliated stations, and our audience disappointed.

But fear not, faithful fans! In response to the overwhelming demand from Billy Joel’s legion of supporters, we’re thrilled to announce that the iconic “BILLY JOEL: THE 100TH – LIVE AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN” special will grace our screens once again. Mark your calendars for April 19th at 9:00 PM ET/PT, as CBS will rebroadcast the concert in its entirety, ensuring that no note goes unheard.

And for those who prefer to stream their musical experiences, Paramount+ will have you covered following the broadcast. So whether you missed out on the initial airing or simply can’t get enough of Billy Joel’s legendary performance, you’ll have the chance to relive every moment from the comfort of your own home.

As for the special itself, it was recorded during the GRAMMY-winning singer’s historic 100th show at Madison Square Garden on March 28th. Joel, ever the showman, treated audiences to an unforgettable evening filled with his greatest hits, including “Uptown Girl,” “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” “Big Shot,” and “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me.” Not to mention, special appearances by comedic genius Jerry Seinfeld and music icon Sting added an extra layer of magic to the already monumental event.

Speaking of milestones, this performance marked a pivotal moment in what has been dubbed “The Greatest Arena Run of All Time.” As Joel wraps up his remarkable 10-year residency at the iconic NYC venue, culminating in an astounding 150 performances, he reflects on the journey with gratitude and awe. Despite the bittersweet farewell, Joel remains humbled by the unwavering support of his fans throughout the years.

And let’s not forget about Joel’s biggest fans – his family. With wife Alexis Roderick and their daughters, Della Rose and Remy Anne, joining in on the musical festivities, it’s clear that the love for Billy Joel runs deep in the household. Even if their repeated play of “Piano Man” might just be a playful jab at the legendary musician himself!

So, as we gear up for the rebroadcast of Billy Joel’s historic 100th show, let’s come together to celebrate the enduring legacy of one of music’s greatest performers. Get ready to sing along, reminisce, and create new memories as we pay tribute to the incomparable Billy Joel.