The show was filmed at the Wembley Arena, in London on August 15 and 16, 2006. After plans failed with HBO, « The Confessions Tour – Live from London » aired on November 22, 2006 on NBC. The television version omitted the performances of the « Sorry » video interlude, « Drowned World/Substitute For Love », « Paradise (Not For Me) » and « Lucky Star ».
In the United States, the performance of « Live To Tell » was censored, the broadcast displayed the video backdrop shown on the tour instead of Madonna performing on the mirrored cross. She does not appear until she has come down from it.
Outside of the US, the performance was not censored. In the UK it was broadcast on Channel 4 and later on E4.
In January 2007, Warner Bros. Records released « The Confessions Tour » CD+DVD package. After its release, the album reached the top of the official charts in a number of European nations while reaching the top ten in United Kingdom and Canada. It reached a peak of fifteen on the Billboard 200 albums chart in United States.
At the 50th Grammy Awards held on February 10, 2008 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, the album won a grammy in the Best Long Form Music Video category.
A photography book by Guy Oseary, titled « Madonna: Confessions » was released in October 2008 during Madonna’s « Sticky & Sweet Tour ». It contains over 250 never-before-seen images from the 2006 Confessions Tour with photographs from backstage and during the show. All author proceeds from the book will be donated to Raising Malawi.