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The Best Of Daniel O’Donnell On Film

Airs Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV

Credit: Courtesy Rosette Records, Ltd.

Above: Irish singing sensation Daniel O’Donnell (pictured) returns to PBS in his 10th national special, a musical retrospective showcasing two decades of career highlights, including many videos never before televised.

Irish singing sensation Daniel O'Donnell returns to public television to celebrate his 10th national special "The Best Of Daniel O'Donnell On Film." The 3-segment, 60-minute program is a musical retrospective, showcasing 2 decades of career highlights including many videos never before televised.

Through a personal introduction by the artist and song-by-song commentaries, "The Best Of Daniel O'Donnell On Film" takes the viewer on an extraordinary journey through the evolution of this amazing entertainer's professional life. Watch Daniel deliver his first "TV kiss" in the 1986 video "I Need You." Walk along the breathtaking landscapes of Ireland in the moving hymn "Footsteps." Fast forward 10 years to 1996 and see Daniel perform the duet "Timeless" with the beautiful Mary Duff.

Spanning 20 years, "The Best Of Daniel O'Donnell On Film" truly captures the artistic growth and succession of musical genres that Daniel has achieved through a variety of yester-year favorites. From Irish medleys to romantic ballads like "Whatever Happened to Old Fashioned Love" to inspirational blockbusters like "You Raise Me Up," Daniel O'Donnell has performed countless types of music. He even delivers a charming rendition in his 2004 music video of the Monkees' smashing-hit "Daydream Believer."

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Preview: The Best Of Daniel O'Donnell On Film

This program is a retrospective into Daniel O'Donnell's life and career with never before seen videos, song performances, commentary and more! It's Daniel O'Donnell as you have never seen him before.

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