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ABC will pay tribute to the amazing life and career of David Bowie with a week of special programming, across multiple platforms.

ABC iview
From today, the Arts Channel on ABC iview will host classic Bowie interviews and footage sourced from the vast ABC archives. Visit

Double J presents A Tribute to David Bowie
From 2pm Wednesday Double J will play Bowie’s brand new album Blackstar in full. Listen at

David Bowie: Five Years In The Making Of An Icon - Wed 13 Jan 9.15pm, ABC2
This documentary provides unprecedented access to David Bowie's personal archive, including previously unseen footage. This is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars.

Extras: David Bowie - Thu 14 Jan 9pm, ABC2
David Bowie guest stars in the hit Ricky Gervais comedy, Extras. Andy (Ricky Gervais) has realised that fame is not all it is cracked up to be, when his sitcom receives terrible reviews. The public, however, give him encouragement. He's recognised by a homeless man and his "biggest fan" in a pub. But when Andy and his friends head to a classy bar, he discovers that even David Bowie wants to mock him, in the form of a song - "the little fat man who sold his soul".

rage David Bowie Tribute - Fri 15 Jan 15 from 10.55pm to  Sat 16 Jan 5am, ABC
With over four decades of music, through his iconic music videos rage celebrates the sights and sounds of what made David Bowie great. Visit