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Singer Billy Joel performs in concert at Madison Square Garden on November 21^ 2016 in New York City.

CBS apologizes, will re-air Billy Joel special after cutting short his ‘Piano Man’ performance

CBS released a statement on Monday, April 15 to apologize after the Billy Joel’s concert special, The 100th: Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden – The Greatest Arena Run of All Time was cut off during the end of Joel’s iconic song, “Piano Man.” The network aired the two-hour special (taped in March) in honor of Joel’s record-setting run at Madison Square Garden, which he began in January 2014 and will conclude on July 25. The special also marked the musician’s first-ever broadcast concert special.