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Tuesday 11 November 2008 @ 16:24 - GMT

As noted previously at this Web site, a Sundance Channel 13-episode series kicks off with The Rocket Man on December 3.

Spectacle: Elvis Costello With... is to air Wednesday nights at 9 p.m. Eastern time. Elton also appears--as guest host--on the February 18 episode, interviewing Costello's wife, Diana Krall.

The guest artists will not only talk, but perform on the 60-minute show. Elvis also entertains. His Web site has posted the schedule for Season 1 of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With..."

Wednesday, December 3rd
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Sir Elton John" - Elvis welcomes the British pop-rock superstar.

Wednesday, December 10th
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Lou Reed & Julian Schnabel" - Elvis welcomes rock icon and Velvet Underground founder Reed and artist-filmmaker Schnabel.

Wednesday, December 17th
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Bill Clinton" - Elvis welcomes former President Clinton.

Wednesday, December 24th
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with James Taylor" - Elvis welcomes the iconic American singer-songwriter.

Wednesday, December 31st
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Tony Bennett" - Elvis welcomes the premier living interpreter of the Great American Songbook.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with The Police" - Elvis welcomes the recently reunited rock trio of Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland.

Wednesday, January 14th
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Rufus Wainwright" - Elvis welcomes singer-songwriter Wainwright, one of the most acclaimed new artists of the past decade.

Wednesday, January 21st
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Kris Kristofferson, Rosanne Cash, Norah Jones, John Mellencamp" - Elvis welcomes actor/singer-songwriter Kristofferson; singer-songwriter Cash; international sensation Jones; and recent Rock & Roll Hall of fame inductee Mellencamp.

Wednesday, January 28th
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Renée Fleming" - Elvis welcomes the great American soprano.

Wednesday, February 4th
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Herbie Hancock" - Elvis welcomes the jazz legend, winner of this year's Grammy® Award for Album of the Year

Wednesday, February 11th
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with She & Him, Jenny Lewis, Jakob Dylan" - Elvis welcomes indie duo She & Him, comprised of actress Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward, singer-songwriter Lewis; and singer-songwriter Dylan.

Wednesday, February 18th
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Diana Krall" - Elvis welcomes his wife, international jazz sensation Krall; she is interviewed by the program's executive producer, Sir Elton.

Wednesday, February 25th
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Smokey Robinson" - Elvis welcomes the legendary Motown singer and songwriter