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Showtime to Air Eminem Concert

8/03/2005 8:40 AM Eastern

“Slim Shady” is coming to Showtime.

The premium network will air an Eminem concert special this December. The performance -- featuring songs from his current album, Encore, and his catalog -- will be taped from the Madison Square Garden stops in New York (Aug. 8 and 9) on the artist’s “Anger Management” tour.

The show will be directed by Grammy Award-nominated Hamish Hamilton, who has produced and directed specials for U2, Madonna and Norah Jones, as well as Showtime’s most recent concert show, One Night, One Star: Usher Live, which aired in March.

“Eminem is one of music’s most outspoken and talented original artists today. Since you rarely see him in concert, this will truly be an event for our audience,” Showtime president of entertainment Robert Greenblatt said in a prepared statement.

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