Zoo TV and American Presidents

EXHIBITION : U2

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U2 talk to Pat Kenny about Zoo TV, American presidents, how to fix the Irish economy and showbands.

  • Title
    Zoo TV
  • 1st Broadcast
    28/11/1992
  • Contributor
    Pat Kenny (Presenter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:06:13
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Kenny Live
  • Clip title
    Zoo TV and American Presidents
  • Extended description

    Doppleganger a U2 look a like band appeared on this edition of 'Kenny Live' and mimed to 'Who's Gonna Ride Your White Horses?' before all four members of U2 appeared and spoke to Pat Kenny.

    Shown here are edited highlights of the interview. Larry Mullen jokes about how it is all about cash now for U2. Bono talks about George Bush and Bill Clinton. Edge and Bono explain some of the pranks they have got up to on stage during their Zoo TV tour. Bono also talks about Brendan Bowyer and the showbands.

  • Information

    'Kenny Live' began broadcasting on 15 October 1988. Pat Kenny the shows presenter had previously primarily been known as a current affairs broadcaster. 'Kenny Live' was to be a mixture of chat, music and entertainment. The show was broadcast on a Saturday night which was traditionally the slot for 'The Late Late Show' but it had switched to Friday nights two years earlier.

    In 1999 Pat Kenny took over as presenter of 'The Late Late Show' following the reitrement of Gay Byrne.

  • Local keywords
    U2, Bono, Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Zoo TV, Showbands, Rock, Pop, Pop Music, Culture, Entertainment
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1992
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    01D01030
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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