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Courtney Antonioli Stages Stories from All-Girls Summer Camp in 18 DAYS. 48 GIRLS.Courtney Antonioli Stages Stories from All-Girls Summer Camp in 18 DAYS. 48 GIRLS.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Storyteller Courtney Antonioli presents '18 days. 48 girls.' featuring an hour of comedic, true stories from her time running an all-girls summer camp for five performances during the 2017 FRIGID Festival. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - 1/12/2017- 1/17/2017Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - 1/12/2017- 1/17/2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 12, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Thursday, January 12, 2017! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch James Corden & Billy Eichner in Carpool Karaoke-Inspired 'Curbside Conga Line'VIDEO: Watch James Corden & Billy Eichner in Carpool Karaoke-Inspired 'Curbside Conga Line'
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

In a desperate attempt to appeal to the masses with his own version of Carpool Karaoke, Billy heads to LA and teams up with James Corden for the Carpool Karaoke inspired segment, Curbside Conga Line! (more...)

Chelsea Handler, Seth MacFarlane among Hosts for Apple Music Series CARPOOL KARAOKEChelsea Handler, Seth MacFarlane among Hosts for Apple Music Series CARPOOL KARAOKE
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

According to Deadline, at today's CBS' Carpool Karaoke panel at TCA, executive producer Ben Winston revealed that the previously announces new series, which will stream on Apple Music, will feature 16 different hosts (more...)

James Corden, Billy Eichner, and More Mourn George MichaelJames Corden, Billy Eichner, and More Mourn George Michael
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2016

Pop icon and LGBT activist George Michael passed away over the weekend at the age of 53, and fans and friend have begun to share memories of the beloved singer-songwriter in tribute to his memory and the legacy that he leaves behind. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Adorable Child Star Jacob Tremblay Guests on BILLY ON THE STREETVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Adorable Child Star Jacob Tremblay Guests on BILLY ON THE STREET
by TV News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Just in time for the holidays, it's BILLY ON THE STREET's  first time hitting the streets with a child star! (more...)

Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 12/19 - 12/30 on ABCScoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 12/19 - 12/30 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Dec 16, 2016

Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 12/19 - 12/30, airing on ABC (more...)

More Than 6.2 Million People Tune In to CBS SUNDAY MORNING 12/11More Than 6.2 Million People Tune In to CBS SUNDAY MORNING 12/11
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

CBS SUNDAY MORNING delivered more than 6.24 million viewers and continued as the nation's dominant #1 Sunday morning news program, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, Dec. 11. (more...)

BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Serves as a Joyful, Optimistic Reminder of a Powerful MessageBWW Review: HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Serves as a Joyful, Optimistic Reminder of a Powerful Message
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 8, 2016

There is one undeniable quality that HAIRSPRAY has retained as it has journeyed from the big screen to the stage, back to the big screen, and now to the small. The infectious excitement and optimism that Tracy Turnblad sings with in the opening number, 'Good Morning Baltimore,' is one of the most magical and important gifts that the musical theatre has given in recent decades. From the moment that the original musical burst onto Broadway in 2002, it has been a literal and figurative rainbow of joy and happiness, and fortunately for the show's legions of fans, directed by Tony-winner Kenny Leon, NBC's live adaptation has maintained every delightful ounce of the musical's giddy goodness. (more...)

The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 7, 2016

Tonight, America shall be introduced to the fourth incarnation of Hairspray. The first was the 1988 original film, the second was the 2002 Broadway musical, the third was its 2007 film adaptation, and now the 2016 live television production on NBC. Hairspray takes place in Baltimore, Maryland in the year 1962, where we meet a plump teenage girl named Tracy Turnblad, whose lifelong dream is to dance on the local TV dance program known as The Crony Collins Show. When Tracy wins a role on the show and becomes an overnight sensation, she luanches a campaign to intergrate the show. As a Welcome to the 60's, let's go back to beginning to learn the history of the property itself. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Sean Hayes as 'Mr. Pinky' & More HAIRSPRAY LIVE! ImagesPhoto Flash: First Look - Sean Hayes as 'Mr. Pinky' & More HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Images
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

NBC has released new images from the highly anticipated broadcast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, including a first look at Sean Hayes as Mr. Pinky - check out the photos below! (more...)

Comcast NBCUniversal to Offer Viewing Experience for Those with Visual Disabilities During National Broadcast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!Comcast NBCUniversal to Offer Viewing Experience for Those with Visual Disabilities During National Broadcast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Following last year's successful effort to add video description services to NBC's musical production The Wiz Live!, Comcast NBCUniversal will continue its commitment to accessible programming by offering video description with NBC's national broadcast of Hairspray Live! on December 7 at 8pm. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Fourteen years after appearing in the original Broadway production of Hairspray, dancer/choreographer Judine Somerville, will reprise her role as one of The Dynamites in the NBC live presentation of the musical, which will air on December 7 at 8/7c. (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: The Original HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Soundtrack Is Now Streaming!FIRST LISTEN: The Original HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Soundtrack Is Now Streaming!
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The original soundtrack recording of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! includes studio recordings of all the musical numbers that are performed by the cast members in the live broadcast and is now available to stream on iTunes (click here) and Spotify (click here) (more...)

Scoop: LIVE WITH KELLY 11/28 - 12/2Scoop: LIVE WITH KELLY 11/28 - 12/2
by TV Scoop - Nov 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on LIVE WITH KELLY 11/28 - 12/2 (more...)

Photo Flash: Stars of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Rehearse for Thanksgiving Day ParadePhoto Flash: Stars of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Rehearse for Thanksgiving Day Parade
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The stars of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! rehearsed for their upcoming performance in the 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, airing Thursday, Nov. 24 (9 a.m.-noon in all time zones). Check out photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: Anna Kendrick, Billy Eichner & James Corden Sing 'The Soundtrack to Growing Up'VIDEO: Anna Kendrick, Billy Eichner & James Corden Sing 'The Soundtrack to Growing Up'
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, from to birth to giving birth, James Corden, Anna Kendrick and Billy Eichner chronicled the journey of a woman's life set to 14 songs, using 10 sets in just one continuous take. (more...)

Dove Cameron, Maddie Baillio & More Participate in Today's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Press CallDove Cameron, Maddie Baillio & More Participate in Today's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Press Call
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 21, 2016

Today, BWW participated in a special HAIRSPRAY LIVE! conference call featuring four of the 'nicest kids in town,' including Dove Cameron (Disney's 'Descendants'), Garrett Clayton (Disney's 'Teen Beach' Franchise), Ephraim Sykes (Hamilton on Broadway) and 20-year-old newcomer Maddie Baillio (more...)

Photo Coverage: New Photos from Set of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!Photo Coverage: New Photos from Set of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Today, NBC has shared additional images of the cast from the set of HAIRSPRAY LIVENBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE airing Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT from Los Angeles. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Billy Eichner Among Upcoming LIVE WITH KELLY Guest Co-HostBilly Eichner Among Upcoming LIVE WITH KELLY Guest Co-Host
by TV News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Nationally syndicated morning talk show “LIVE with Kelly” announces the line-up of guest co-hosts who will join Kelly Ripa during the week of November 28–December 2, 2016. (more...)

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