Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Some of the biggest names in entertainment are coming together to salute Detroit’s Motown label in a new Showtime documentary titled Hitsville: The Making of Motown. It airs on Saturday, August 24 at 9 p.m.
The remarkable story of Motown Records is told through new and exclusive interviews with the label’s visionary founder, Berry Gordy, and many of its superstar artists and creative figures, as well as rare performances and behind-the-scenes footage unearthed from Motown’s vaults and Gordy’s personal archives.
The film includes commentary from living legends—Smokey Robinson and original ‘Supreme’ Mary Wilson. It also features Jamie Foxx, John Legend, Dr. Dre and iconic Motown songwriter Valerie Simpson of (Ashford & Simpson).