NBC will re-air ‘Sound of Music Live’ on Saturday

12.10.13 4 years ago

NBC will re-air “Sound of Music Live” on Saturday
Meanwhile, the original broadcast has now surpassed 21 million viewers, with three million watching via DVR. PLUS: Why NBC should pick “Cinderella” with Beyonce for next year’s live musical.

Watch John Goodman’s “SNL” promos
This will be Goodman’s 13th time hosting — just don’t mention Roseanne. PLUS: Cecily Strong says, “it’s a good time to be a woman on the show.”

“Sons of Anarchy’s” Tara has become a target of “fan-bros”
Maggie Siff’s character has become the new Skyler from “Breaking Bad” — the latest female to be demonized for getting in the way of the bad-boy protagonist. As Siff herself put it, “I think it”s the hostility that”s the most disturbing thing – the amount of vehemence or anger or righteousness that people can feel when they say, ‘She should be shot. She should be killed.'”

“Suits” star Patrick J. Adams gets to guest on one of his fave shows, “Orphan Black”
Months ago, Adams tweeted that the BBC America series “is a masterclass in all things television. I”m a better actor after watching Tatiana work.”

Has hate-watching become a ratings strategy?
It seems to be working with programming like “Sound of Music Live” and “Bonnie and Clyde.”

Jenna Fischer and Judith Light to star in Neil LaBute’s DirecTV short film series
They’ll each star in a 10-minute short film.

Discovery mulls owning Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel

Discovery Communications is considering an offer to acquire Scripps Networks.

Former “Walking Dead”/”Vampire Diaries” actress pleads guilty to sending ricin to Obama
Shannon Guess Richardson, who played small guest roles on both shows, pleaded guilty so that she wouldn’t serve more than 18 years in prison.

E! announces a 2-hour “I Am Britney Jean” documentary starring Britney Spears

The Dec. 22 film will go behind the scenes of Britney’s new Las Vegas show.

John Oliver promises a “fantastic explanation” for his “Community” absence
The explanation, he says, “makes simultaneously complete sense, as well as no sense whatsoever.”

Has “The Voice” ruined itself with overproduction?
The NBC reality show no longer seems to be about finding a “voice.”

Bette Midler as Mae West: Should an icon play an icon?
While Midler seems perfect for the HBO role, it’ll be hard separating her from the classic screen star.

Jennifer Lawrence used “Real Housewives of New Jersey” for inspiration in her new movie
Her “American Hustle” accent may be based on the Bravo reality show.

“Bible-mafia” drama series “King David” is in the works
eOne’s “King David” plans to mash up the mafia and the bible.

Peter Capaldi’s “Doctor Who” costume will mix the old and the new

The costume, which is being kept under wraps, will try to give a nod to Capaldi being the oldest Doctor, while also looking towards the future. PLUS: “Who” meets “Powerpuff Girls.”

Katie Couric admits she screwed up with her HPV vaccine episode
“We simply spent too much time on the serious adverse events that have been reported in very rare cases following the vaccine,” she wrote on The Huffington Post. “More emphasis should have been given to the safety and efficacy of the HPV vaccines.”

NBC interested in standup comic Jerrod Carmichael

The up-and-coming comedian is developing a sitcom project for the Peacock.

Meet “The Real World: Ex-Plosion” cast, plus their exes
MTV has put up a video of the seven strangers and their former significant others. PLUS: Check out the interior decoration of the new “Real World” house.

“Crocodile Hunter” gets autotuned
Watch a tribute to the late Steve Irwin.

Watch a preview of “Broad City”
The Comedy Central show from producer Amy Poehler premieres Jan. 22.

“SYTYCD” stars wed
Stephen “Twitch” Boss and Allison Holker tied the knot today at Nigel Lythgoe’s winery.

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