A pivotal moment occurred earlier this year when Grammy Awards producers had to make substantive last-minute changes to the live telecast due to Whitney Houston‘s death, and a new documentary will capture this hectic and emotional period.
“A Death in the Family: The Show Must Go On” premiered on Monday; the 25-minute film covered decisions like Grammy host LL Cool J‘s prayer to open the show, which he described as “definitely the most challenging moment I’ve faced in my career.” It will also outline the added performances, nixed script sections and other changes.
Ken Ehrlich, the longtime executive producer of the Grammys, hopes that the documentary will net a Grammy. “We’d love to have you consider us when you vote,” he said to attendees at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. “We’ve been nominated before and not won.”
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