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BIO remembers Davy Jones

U.S. net BIO Channel is today (March 2) premiering Biography: The Monkeys and BIO Remembers: Davy Jones, following the death of the Monkees singer on February 29.
March 2, 2012

U.S. net BIO Channel is premiering Biography: The Monkeys and BIO Remembers: Davy Jones, following the death of the Monkees singer on February 29.

The former teen heartthrob passed away at the age of 66 from a heart attack. Today, BIO will premieres Biography: The Monkees at 8 p.m. EST with an encore presentation following BIO Remembers: Davy Jones, which airs at 9 p.m. EST.

The one-hour special on the band tells the story of how the Monkees began as the creation of a scripted TV series, and went on to become a real and successful touring act; while the Davy Jones special looks at the life and career of the singer and actor.

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