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VH1 Announces Plans to Honor Prince, Starting Today

VH1 Announces Plans to Honor Prince, Starting Today

VH1 announced today the on-air plans to pay tribute to the late mega-star, Prince.

Beginning today at 5:30 PM ET, Prince’s iconic movie, “Purple Rain,” will kick of a weekend long marathon. Immediately following the first airing of “Purple Rain,” the network will air a block of his most memorable music videos.

And throughout the following days, VH1’s Sway will host news updates with artists’ memories and fan reactions.

The full tribute lineup below:

Thursday, April 21:
5:30 PM ET/PT – “Purple Rain”
8:00 PM ET/PT – Prince Music Video Block
10:00 PM ET/PT – “Purple Rain”
12:30 AM ET/PT – Prince Music Video Block
Friday, April 22:
12:00 PM ET/PT – “Purple Rain”
10:30P PM ET/PT – “Purple Rain”
Saturday, April 23:
9:00 AM ET/PT– “Purple Rain”
4:30 PM ET/PT – 7:00 PM – “Purple Rain”
Sunday, April 24:
1 PM ET/PT – “Purple Rain”
9PM ET/PT– “Purple Rain”
Fans may also access VH1 programming via the VH1 App, the network’s three-in-one video, new form content and co-viewing app, available for free on iOS and Android platforms. For more information, go to, or the VH1 Facebook page.  Follow us on Twitter @VH1PR.

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