Reel Stories: Jon Bon Jovi (BBC TWO, Saturday 1 June 2024)

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Jon Bon Jovi sits down with Dermot O’Leary to discuss his illustrious music career, from his rise to fame to his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, as well as the challenges he faced along the way.

In this intimate conversation, airing on BBC Two on Saturday 1 June, Bon Jovi opens up about his career, reflecting on the extraordinary success of Bon Jovi’s debut album in 1984, which propelled them into the spotlight and made them a global phenomenon. The band has since become one of the best-selling and most enduring rock acts in music history. However, Bon Jovi reveals that the journey to stardom came at a cost, with the band experiencing exhaustion and despair alongside their success.

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The interview explores the highs and lows of Bon Jovi’s career, including the immense pressure and exhaustion that came with their rapid rise to fame. Despite the challenges, Bon Jovi and his band have persevered, leaving an indelible mark on the music industry and earning their place in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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Jon Bon Jovi: Reel Stories captures the iconic musician’s remarkable journey, offering a candid and revealing insight into his life and career.

Reel Stories: Jon Bon Jovi airs on BBC TWO on Saturday, 1 June 2024, at 9:30 pm.

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