Broadcast on the ABC television network in widescreen high definition, ELVIS VIVA LAS VEGAS showcases a slim, energetic Elvis in Las Vegas along with many interesting reflections and new performances by some of today's pop and rap entertainers.
An Elvis fan emerging from hibernation after a long time might ask what has been introduced in the Elvis entertainment world in the last 20 years? 1988 gave us the fun Elvis fantasy film HEARTBREAK HOTEL. 1990 gave the world the cool, moody IN THE GHETTO re-imagining by THE KLF called ELVIS ON THE RADIO. Six years ago a remix of A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION reached #1 on the charts in England. However, without a doubt, 2007 has been the best year for Elvis entertainment in a long time. This year Larry King had a program dedicated to Elvis broadcast live from Graceland. TV LAND named August, 2007, as ELVIS MONTH and presented the best of Elvis and produced their own excellent specials. The latest, and perhaps the icing on the 2007 Elvis cake, is ABC's ELVIS VIVA LAS VEGAS.
ELVIS VIVA LAS VEGAS should be nominated for an Emmy and Golden Globe for Best Editing for a TV Documentary, Musical or Special. The footage, very old and very new, blend together splendidly. ELVIS VIVA LAS VEGAS is a masterpiece of editing, content and pacing. Well done!
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