Louis J. Horvitz

The Concert for New York City (2001)

The Concert for New York City took place on October 20, 2001 at Madison Square Garden. It was a celebration of the strength of New York and a thank-you to the heroic firefighters, police officers and rescue workers who saved tens of thousands of lives on September ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese  •  Woody Allen  •  Edward Burns  •  Spike Lee  •  Kevin Smith  •  Jerry Seinfeld  •  Ric Burns  •  Christian Charles  •  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Billy Joel  •  David Bowie  •  Eric Clapton  •  Elton John

The Concert for New York City took place on October 20, 2001 at Madison Square Garden. It was a celebration of the strength of New York and a thank-you to the heroic firefighters, police officers and rescue workers who saved tens of thousands of lives on September ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese  •  Woody Allen  •  Edward Burns  •  Spike Lee  •  Kevin Smith  •  Jerry Seinfeld  •  Ric Burns  •  Christian Charles  •  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Billy Joel  •  David Bowie  •  Eric Clapton  •  Elton John

The Secret Identity of Jack the Ripper (1988)

A panel of experts examines the five main suspects in the Jack the Ripper murders and determines which of them is the most likely to have committed the crimes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Paul Begg  •  Regis Cordic  •  John Douglas  •  William Roy Eckert

A panel of experts examines the five main suspects in the Jack the Ripper murders and determines which of them is the most likely to have committed the crimes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Paul Begg  •  Regis Cordic  •  John Douglas  •  William Roy Eckert

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DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Lada Boder  •  Eric Carmen  •  Bubba Carr  •  Merry Clayton

Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show (2009)

A commercial-free variety special starring Seth MacFarlane and his "Family Guy" co-star Alex Borstein. The half-hour special will highlight the duo's subversive and unique comedic sensibilities and feature original animation, live-action performances of "Family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz  •  Jackson Douglas
CAST:  Seth MacFarlane  •  Alex Borstein  •  Walter Murphy  •  Mike Henry

A commercial-free variety special starring Seth MacFarlane and his "Family Guy" co-star Alex Borstein. The half-hour special will highlight the duo's subversive and unique comedic sensibilities and feature original animation, live-action performances of "Family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz  •  Jackson Douglas
CAST:  Seth MacFarlane  •  Alex Borstein  •  Walter Murphy  •  Mike Henry

A Tribute To Johnny Cash (1999)

On Sunday, April 18, 1999, the hottest names in rock and roll united with the biggest stars in country music when TNT presented "A Tribute To Johnny Cash." From humble beginnings as the son of a sharecropper to his rise to fame as a music legend, "The Man In Black" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Bono  •  Kix Brooks  •  Johnny Cash  •  Rosanne Cash

On Sunday, April 18, 1999, the hottest names in rock and roll united with the biggest stars in country music when TNT presented "A Tribute To Johnny Cash." From humble beginnings as the son of a sharecropper to his rise to fame as a music legend, "The Man In Black" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Bono  •  Kix Brooks  •  Johnny Cash  •  Rosanne Cash

AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Al Pacino (2007)

The American Film Institute (AFI) presents its 35th Life Achievement Award to Al Pacino.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Robin Williams  •  Sean Connery

The American Film Institute (AFI) presents its 35th Life Achievement Award to Al Pacino.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Robin Williams  •  Sean Connery

Disneyland 60th Anniversary TV Special (2016)

Walt Disney, one of the ultimate dreamers, used his uninhibited imagination and determination to create what became the springboard for all of the Walt Disney Company's spirited and wildly successful creativity that followed -- his crowning achievement: Disneyland. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Elton John  •  Idina Menzel  •  Derek Hough  •  Jessie J

Walt Disney, one of the ultimate dreamers, used his uninhibited imagination and determination to create what became the springboard for all of the Walt Disney Company's spirited and wildly successful creativity that followed -- his crowning achievement: Disneyland. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Elton John  •  Idina Menzel  •  Derek Hough  •  Jessie J

Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert (2015)

A tribute concert celebrating Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday that promises performances from Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Adam Levine, Carrie Underwood, Usher, Zac Brown, Harry Connick Jr., Celine Dion, Lady Gaga and Juanes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Tony Bennett  •  Bono  •  Garth Brooks  •  Harry Connick Jr.

A tribute concert celebrating Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday that promises performances from Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Adam Levine, Carrie Underwood, Usher, Zac Brown, Harry Connick Jr., Celine Dion, Lady Gaga and Juanes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Tony Bennett  •  Bono  •  Garth Brooks  •  Harry Connick Jr.

VH1: Divas Las Vegas (2002)

This concert DVD captures the 2002 VH1 Divas Las Vegas performance at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. Hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, the celebrity lineup includes Cher, Celine Dion, Mary J. Blige, the Dixie Chicks, and Shakira. Special guest musicians such as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Cher  •  Céline Dion  •  Dixie Chicks  •  Anastacia

This concert DVD captures the 2002 VH1 Divas Las Vegas performance at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. Hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, the celebrity lineup includes Cher, Celine Dion, Mary J. Blige, the Dixie Chicks, and Shakira. Special guest musicians such as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Cher  •  Céline Dion  •  Dixie Chicks  •  Anastacia

Def Comedy Jam 25 (2017)

In this special live event, giants of stand-up come together to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Russell Simmons's groundbreaking "Def Comedy Jam."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  D. L. Hughley  •  Cedric the Entertainer  •  Craig Robinson  •  Adele Givens

In this special live event, giants of stand-up come together to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Russell Simmons's groundbreaking "Def Comedy Jam."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  D. L. Hughley  •  Cedric the Entertainer  •  Craig Robinson  •  Adele Givens

Golden Anniversary of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1987)

In Disneyland, the Wicked Queen has cast a spell over the seven dwarfs that makes them feel they're too old and decide to retire, so Dick Van Dyke tries to convince them to stay. The show includes many celebrities sharing their Snow White memories and features a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Jane Curtin  •  Sherman Hemsley  •  Dennis Franz

In Disneyland, the Wicked Queen has cast a spell over the seven dwarfs that makes them feel they're too old and decide to retire, so Dick Van Dyke tries to convince them to stay. The show includes many celebrities sharing their Snow White memories and features a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Jane Curtin  •  Sherman Hemsley  •  Dennis Franz

Return to the Titanic... Live! (1987)

A television special hosted by Telly Savalas that features artefacts recovered from the 1987 salvage mission. Filled with expert testimonies and conspiracy theories, the centerpiece of the special was the opening of a safe recovered from the wreck. Also features ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Telly Savalas  •  Margaret Brown  •  Robert Essenheigh  •  Edith Haisman

A television special hosted by Telly Savalas that features artefacts recovered from the 1987 salvage mission. Filled with expert testimonies and conspiracy theories, the centerpiece of the special was the opening of a safe recovered from the wreck. Also features ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Telly Savalas  •  Margaret Brown  •  Robert Essenheigh  •  Edith Haisman

Liza Minnelli Live from Radio City Music Hall (1992)

Liza's dynamic show made history by breaking the box-office record for Radio City. A true superstar, this all-new extravaganza stars Liza and a host of singers, dancers and musicians, performing a selection of her favorite songs by the world's greatest songwriters. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Liza Minnelli  •  Ellen Greene  •  Jane Krakowski  •  Sheila McCarthy

Liza's dynamic show made history by breaking the box-office record for Radio City. A true superstar, this all-new extravaganza stars Liza and a host of singers, dancers and musicians, performing a selection of her favorite songs by the world's greatest songwriters. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Liza Minnelli  •  Ellen Greene  •  Jane Krakowski  •  Sheila McCarthy

The Wizard of Oz in Concert: Dreams Come True (1995)

This production consists an abbreviated script and highlights most musical numbers from the 1939 film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz  •  Darrell Larson
CAST:  Jackson Browne  •  Roger Daltrey  •  Natalie Cole  •  Joel Grey

This production consists an abbreviated script and highlights most musical numbers from the 1939 film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz  •  Darrell Larson
CAST:  Jackson Browne  •  Roger Daltrey  •  Natalie Cole  •  Joel Grey

Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond (1996)

A star-studded tribute to Star Trek on its 30th anniversary, hosted by many of the stars and guest stars from all of the Trek series and movies. Also features a huge number of clips from all of the series and movies. At the end, real-life astronauts Aldrin and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Ted Danson  •  LeVar Burton  •  Joan Collins  •  Kenny G

A star-studded tribute to Star Trek on its 30th anniversary, hosted by many of the stars and guest stars from all of the Trek series and movies. Also features a huge number of clips from all of the series and movies. At the end, real-life astronauts Aldrin and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Ted Danson  •  LeVar Burton  •  Joan Collins  •  Kenny G

An All-Star Tribute to Joni Mitchell (2000)

Joni attended as various musicians paid tribute to her and her music. Among the performers were Cyndi Lauper, James Taylor, Cassandra Wilson, Richard Thompson, Shawn Colvin and Elton John. Joni also performed accompanied by a full orchestra.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Joni Mitchell  •  James Taylor  •  Diana Krall  •  Elton John

Joni attended as various musicians paid tribute to her and her music. Among the performers were Cyndi Lauper, James Taylor, Cassandra Wilson, Richard Thompson, Shawn Colvin and Elton John. Joni also performed accompanied by a full orchestra.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Joni Mitchell  •  James Taylor  •  Diana Krall  •  Elton John

A Clay Aiken Christmas (2004)

The singer is joined by Barry Manilow, gospel singer Yolanda Adams and “Will & Grace” star Megan Mullally. Songs include “Mary, Did You Know?” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” (Aiken); a “Happy Holidays/White Christmas” medley (Manilow); “O Holy Night” ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Clay Aiken  •  Barry Manilow  •  Megan Mullally  •  Yolanda Adams

The singer is joined by Barry Manilow, gospel singer Yolanda Adams and “Will & Grace” star Megan Mullally. Songs include “Mary, Did You Know?” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” (Aiken); a “Happy Holidays/White Christmas” medley (Manilow); “O Holy Night” ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Clay Aiken  •  Barry Manilow  •  Megan Mullally  •  Yolanda Adams

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DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Paul Simon  •  Chris Botti  •  Michael Brecker  •  Tony Cedras

Rosie O'Donnell (1995)

The HBO Comedy Hour show, taped at The Comedy Connection in Boston, MA, was nominated for an Emmy (Outstanding Individual Performance In A Variety Or Music Program - 1995)  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Rosie O'Donnell

The HBO Comedy Hour show, taped at The Comedy Connection in Boston, MA, was nominated for an Emmy (Outstanding Individual Performance In A Variety Or Music Program - 1995)  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis J. Horvitz
CAST:  Rosie O'Donnell