Fuse Airs New Special THE BALLAD OF TRAYVON MARTIN Tonight

July 25
11:39 2013
Fuse Airs New Special THE BALLAD OF TRAYVON MARTIN Tonight

Fuse, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company, today announced that it will air a one-hour special dedicated to the highly controversial trial and verdict of the Trayvon Martin case tonight, July 26 at 8pm ET. Fuse News Special: The Ballad of Trayvon Martin will explore how the music world has responded to the famed case and it's divisive outcome.

What are artists saying about the verdict? Tune-in as Fuse News anchors Matte Babel and Alexa Chung sit down with Wyclef Jean, Fat Joe, Raekwon, Lester Chambers, and others about these topics. The show will also include a panel discussion with M1 from Dead Prez, Michael Skolnik, John Reed and Shaheem Reid as well as an acoustic performance from Wyclef Jean.

Fuse is a national television network that provides a unique, multi-platform destination for music lovers, connecting fans with their favorite artists and delivering the most comprehensive coverage of the music industry today. The network's lineup of original series includes Fuse News, Fuse's daily flagship music news program anchored by Alexa Chung and Matte Babel; Funny or Die's Billy on the Street featuring comedian Billy Eichner; The Hustle, Fuse's first scripted series which sheds light on the challenges that aspiring artists face trying to find their place and break into the hip hop world; Warped Roadies, an unscripted program that follows the crew charged with keeping the Vans Warped Tour running; Insane Clown Posse Theater which features Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope's Twisted take on what's new in music and popular culture; and G-Thing which gives viewers a look into the lives of G-Fella, an Italian-American rapper, and his larger-than-life family as they try to launch the first "family style" run record label: Tracketeering Music. It also includes Top 20 Countdown; Trending 10; and artist documentary series Popped. Additionally, Fuse covers live concerts and events, and boasts comprehensive coverage of music festivals throughout the country, including South by Southwest, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and the Voodoo Music Experience.

About Fuse
Fuse, the national television network dedicated to music, brings viewers closer to their favorite artists and bands by featuring original series and specials, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks - all rooted in the music experience. Celebrating the hit Makers of today, familiar favorites and edgy newcomers, Fuse accommodates the wide ranging tastes and attitudes of its 18-34 year-old audience with compelling music programming on-air, on-line, on-demand, in HD and via mobile technologies. Fuse is a part of MSG Media, which includes television networks MSG, MSG Plus, MSG HD and MSG+ HD. MSG Media is a division of The Madison Square Garden Company (NASDAQ:MSG), along with MSG Sports and MSG Entertainment. MSG Sports includes the New York Knicks (NBA); the New York Rangers (NHL); the New York Liberty (WNBA); the Connecticut Whale (American Hockey League); and MSG Entertainment includes concerts and events at Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Wang Theatre in Boston, the Beacon Theatre, the legendary Chicago Theatre as well as the Forum in Inglewood, California and manages wholly-owned live entertainment properties including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring The Rockettes. Additional information about Fuse can be found at


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