Live Aid (1985) Poster

(1985 TV Special)


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Followed by 

Live 8 (2005) (TV Special)


Live Earth (2007) (TV Special)

Referenced in 

Rock for Afrika (1985) (TV Special)
Hans Otto Bisgaard mentions the event
Roger Waters: Radio K.A.O.S. (1988) (Video)
"The Tide is Turning (After Live Aid)"
This Is Your Life: Phil Collins (1988) (TV Episode)
Midge Ure and Bob Geldof talk about Phil Collins' involvement
Ben Elton: The Man from Auntie: Episode #1.3 (1990) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned once
The Wall: Live in Berlin (1990) (Video)
"The Tide is Turning (After Live Aid)"
Saturday Night Live: Chevy Chase/Robbie Robertson (1992) (TV Episode)
From Wayne's World's "Top Ten Reasons Why We're Bummed Communism Fell": Autograph's performance is mentioned, as one of the reasons is "No more bogus Soviet rock bands to make fun of."
Vreemde praktijken: De buren hebben oren (1992) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Lex.
The Vicar of Dibley: Community Spirit (1994) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dana Carvey (1999) (TV Special)
Wayne asks, "Did you see 'Live Aid'?"
Wild Boys: The Story of Duran Duran (2000) (TV Movie)
Duran Duran's performance at this event is mentioned
Saturday Night Live: Seann William Scott/Sum41 (2001) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during 'Jeffreys'
Degrassi: The Next Generation: Bark at the Moon (2004) (TV Episode)
Craig wears a "Live Aid" T-Shirt.
The Vicar of Dibley: Happy New Year (2005) (TV Episode)
Geraldine proposes that the parish council pass a resolution commemorating the 20th anniversary of the concert.
8 Out of 10 Cats: Episode #1.5 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy, Carr, Debra Stephenson and others.
Star Stories: Bono Presents Christ 2: My Story (2008) (TV Episode)
Behind the scenes and event shown.
Hello Quo (2012)
Clip shown of band's performance at event.
Countdown: Episode #73.15 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nick.
5 News: Episode dated 13 July 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Warren Nettleford looks back at the event and interviews Harvey Goldsmith
David Bowie: Sound and Vision (2016) (TV Movie)
Lauren Laverne mentions this event
Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016) (TV Movie)
Line in the closing credits "Some People make "We are the World" and give American Money to some African folks"

Featured in 

This Is Your Life: Phil Collins (1988) (TV Episode)
footage shown
The Freddie Mercury Tribute: Concert for AIDS Awareness (1992) (TV Movie)
clips from this are shown in conversations about Freddie's life during the breaks of songs
Behind the Music: Teddy Pendergrass (1997) (TV Episode)
The Beatles Revolution (2000) (TV Movie)
Killer Queen! (2002)
Queen introduction shown
Queen Mania (2005) (TV Movie)
clips shown and discussed
Live Aid Remembered (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
The World's Greatest Gigs (2005) (TV Movie)
footage is shown of Queen's performance
20 to 1: Moments That Stopped the World (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on these concerts.
20 to 1: Music with a Message (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on the song Do They Know It's Christmas.
Mark Lawson Talks to...: Phil Collins (2009) (TV Episode)
footage shown
The Greatest: 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of the 80's (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage from the TV program was featured in this mini-series.
Newswipe: Episode #1.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
20 to 1: Rock 'n' Roll Anthems (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips of Queen shown in a segment on We Will Rock You.
20 to 1: Greatest Sporting Anthems (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on We Are The Champions.
20 to 1: 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Do They Know It's Christmas, We Are The World and the Live Aid concerts.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.151 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest panelist Nik Kershaw
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: Tear Down These Walls (2013) (TV Episode)
Video clips are shown.
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: Super Power (2013) (TV Episode)
Video clips are shown.
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2013)
Clip of Teddy shown
How Video Games Changed the World (2013) (TV Movie)
Short clip is shown of Duran Duran's performance
5 News: Episode dated 13 July 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
clips shown
20 Moments That Rocked Pop (2015) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
Queen: From Rags to Rhapsody (2015) (TV Movie)
excerpts shown
David Bowie: Sound and Vision (2016) (TV Movie)
footage shown of David Bowie's performance
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 14 November 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.

Spoofed in 

The Life of Rock with Brian Pern (2014) (TV Series)
Clips shown

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