frontman and Lollapalooza founder
may have another project in the works.
reports that Farrell is pitching a primetime music-performance TV show to broadcast executives.
According to EW , the show wouldn't be another amateur, contest-driven show like American Idol . Instead, the series would feature top acts doing what they do best: playing music.
Back in the days before MTV, live music performance was a television staple -- from variety shows like Ed Sullivan 's to 1970s late-night classics like Don Kirshner's Rock Concert . But these days, a regular, primetime series featuring professional musical performers is a somewhat novel idea. EW reports that the high ratings of primetime awards shows driven by musical performances -- like the Grammys and the CMAs -- may have television executives intrigued.
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