About the Show

 

SILENT NIGHT – A SONG FOR THE WORLD”

Thursday (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on The CW



SILENT NIGHT – A SONG FOR THE WORLD is a musical film documentary about the creation and cultural impact of the world’s most famous Christmas carol, composed in 1818 in Salzburg. Translated into 140 languages, Silent Night caused a Christmas ceasefire in World War I, while Bing Crosby’s version is the third best-selling single ever. In short: A song for the world! The film tells the story of Silent Night, narrated by Hugh Bonneville, with new recordings by global stars in different languages with a cast including Kelly Clarkson, Joss Stone, John Rhys-Davies, David Foster, Kathrine McPhee, Randy Jackson, Gavin Rossdale, Sheléa, Ailee, Josh Groban, The Vienna Boys Choir, Anggun, Lina Makhoul, The Tenors, Rolando Villazón and many more. The special was created and directed by Award winning director Hannes M. Schalle and produced by Marlene Beran of Moonlake Entertainment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CREDITS FOR “SILENT NIGHT – A SONG FOR THE WORLD” ON THE CW

 

Day and time:

Thursday, 8:00-10:00pm ET/PT

Network debut:

Thursday, December 10, 2020

 

Short Synopsis:

 

 

SILENT NIGHT – A SONG FOR THE WORLD is a musical film documentary about the creation and cultural impact of the world’s most famous Christmas carol, composed in 1818 in Salzburg. Translated into 140 languages, Silent Night caused a Christmas ceasefire in World War I, while Bing Crosby’s version is the third best-selling single ever.

 

Cast:

 

Hugh Bonneville as The Narrator

 

Kelly Clarkson

 

Joss Stone

 

John Rhys-Davies as Field Marshal Earl Haig

 

David Foster

 

Katharine McPhee

 

Randy Jackson

 

Gavin Rossdale

 

Sheléa

 

Ailee

 

Josh Groban

 

The Vienna Boys Choir

 

The Tenors

 

 

Executive Producers:

Hannes M. Schalle, Marlene Beran

Produced by:

 

 

Format:

 

Moonlake Entertainment

 

Special 120 mins

(Filmed in HD)

Origination:

London, UK; New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA; Salzburg, Germany, Vienna, Austria; Paris, France, Moscow, Russia; Jerusalem, Israel; Florence, Italy; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

 

Media contacts:

Jodi Karp, 818/977-2609

Jodi.Karp@cwtv.com

 



November 2020

Press Contact:

Jodi Karp
818-977-2609
Jodi.Karp@cwtv.com

 

Photo Contact:

Geraldine Agoncillo
818-977-2355
Geraldine.Agoncillo@cwtv.com