Las Vegas, NV, October 02, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- TV4U.Com, the 48 channel IPTV network, will air “The Columbus Day Fundraiser” from the Italian American Club in Las Vegas on October 15th. Leading a stellar cast for the show are legendary Vegas icon Nelson Sardelli, who will host the event. Also appearing will be national stars such as comedian Pete Barbutti, Dick Contino, and Jerry Tiffe. Also appearing will be Lena Prima, daughter of Louis Prima, Richie D and the Hi-Lites, The Rock-Its, Sheila Del Monte, and Kelly D.
The special telecast is a fund raising event and all proceeds from the television, home video, and video downloading of the show will be donated by the TVS Television Network, as will all production, manufacturing, and distribution costs.
“We are honored to be associated with the Italian American Club and these fine performers as we join in the efforts to raise money for their charitable events,” said Margate Entertainment LLC owners Tom Ficara and Charry Kennedy. “The legacy of the Italian American Club in Las Vegas is that of a true friend for those in need as they have tirelessly raised money for causes from local to international.” Margate Entertainment LLC owns the TVS Television Network, TV4U.Com, and RKO Records, who will be handing out free RKO Records CDs of classic jazz artists such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Lester Young to all who attend the event.
The program will air on KSHO TV.Com, an IPTV channel on the TV4U.Com network that specializes in TV programming from and about Las Vegas. It will also be available on DVD from TVS Home Video via Amazon.Com and Shop TV4U.Com. It will also be available for rental or purchase on Amazon Instant Video.
The show will also air on Front Row Television.Com, a primetime television channel.
“The Columbus Day Fundraiser” variety TV show kicks off a series of ‘Old Vegas’ style music, variety, and entertainment TV shows produced by the TVS Television Network at the Italian American Club in Las Vegas. All will be on TV, DVD, and video download.
“When you walk into the Sorrento Room at the Italian American Club in Las Vegas, you are transported back in time to the glory days of Las Vegas,” continued Charry Kennedy, TV4U CEO who formerly headed entertainment for Caesars Palace. “We plan to create TV shows that depict that era for the enjoyment of those who lived through it and the younger folks not fortunate enough to have enjoyed the excitement of those glory days of Las Vegas.”
The Columbus Day Fundraiser at the Italian American Club consists of a fabulous night of entertainment, raffles and a live auction, great prizes, and the chance to watch yourself dance and have fun on TV. Donation is $40 per person.
“I have such fond memories of going to the Italian American Club with my grandfather in New Jersey,” concluded TVS CEO Tom Ficara. “It was like yesterday that he would drink his Peroni, smoke his stogie and read Il Progresso. To be able to relive even a little bit of those memories makes all of this so very special to me.”
The TVS Television Network is the fourth oldest commercial TV network in the USA. Currently celebrating its 50th year, TVS has produced thousands of nationally syndicated television shows including Alan King Tennis from Caesars Palace, the NCAA Basketball Tournament, and Frank Sinatra: The Main Event from Madison Square Garden.