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CBS To Air 1-Hour Special On Whitney Houston’s Death

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Whitney Houston performs on stage at the 2004 World Music Awards at the Thomas & Mack Centre on September 15, 2004 in Las Vegas. (credit: Jo Hale/Getty Images)

Whitney Houston performs on stage at the 2004 World Music Awards at the Thomas & Mack Centre on September 15, 2004 in Las Vegas. (credit: Jo Hale/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — CBS will air a one-hour special showing how the 2012 Grammy Awards went on following the death of legendary singer Whitney Houston.

“The Grammys Will Go On: A Death In The Family” will air on CBS2 on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 9 p.m., one day before the 2013 Grammy Awards.

The special reveals never-before-seen footage of how the show’s producers, host and artists made last-minute changes to the program in the hours after Houston’s death on Feb. 11, 2012.

Houston, 48, was found dead in her 4th floor hotel room at the Beverly Hilton, hours before she was to attended Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy bash.

“This special is a very entertaining peek behind the curtain at the extra-extraordinary circumstances of last year, and how some of the biggest stars in the musical world came together for a television broadcast that will be remembered for many years to come,” said Jack Sussman, CBS Executive Vice President Specials, Music and Live Events.

The Grammy Awards will air Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. on CBS2.

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