Elton John Takes Center Stage On VH1


VH1 Friday announced it will air the U.S. television premiere of Elton John: Me, Myself and I, a retrospective documentary incorporating innovative special effects that, according to the network, will let viewers see the music legend “literally step back in time as he takes them on an entertaining journey through his colorful life.”

VH1 Classic and VH1 will air Elton John: Me, Myself and I Thursday, June 12 at 9 p.m. ET. The documentary will be simulcast on Logo and MHD: Music High Definition.

In this one-hour special, John reveals his true feelings about many key moments, both personal and professional, that have shaped his life. Viewers will get the chance to see John interact with his younger self via rarely seen archive material as Elton gives private insight into his past unlike anything ever seen before in any television documentary.

Elton John: Me, Myself and I is the newest film in the Emmy Award-winning VH1 "Rock Doc" franchise. Each high-end feature-length documentary reveals an untold story in the history of rock and hip-hop music, combining never-before-seen footage with a unique and unconventional narrative approach, network officials said.

The documentary is produced by Monkey Kingdom Productions. The film is directed by James Strong, Andy Scott is producer and Suzi Aplin, David Granger and Will McDonald serve as executive producers. Brad Abramson, Shelly Tatro and Jeff Olde serve as executive producers for VH1 "Rock Docs."

VH1 is available in 90 million households in the U.S.