NBC’s next live musical: ‘Peter Pan’

01.19.14 4 years ago

NBC’s next live musical: “Peter Pan”

“Get ready for flying children and some kind of state-of-the-art light technology for Tinkerbell,” says NBC Entertainment boss Robert Greenblatt, on the follow-up to “The Sound of Music Live.”

NBC orders a Katherine Heigl pilot, gives series orders to Oz-themed “Emerald City” and “The Slap”

Heigl will play a CIA agent in a drama she and her mom are producing. “Emerald City” is a dark reimagining of “The Wizard of Oz,” while “The Slap” is a remake of the Australian series about a man who slaps a child, from the creator of “Brothers & Sisters.”

NBC signs Amy Poehler to a 3-year deal, orders her Natasha Lyonne comedy pilot
Poehler co-created a “Golden Girls”-like comedy about a young woman who works with old people.

NBC plans to eventually move “The Blacklist” away from “The Voice”
NBC Entertainment boss Robert Greenblatt says “The Blacklist” will only get the benefit of “The Voice” for one season. “‘Blacklist’ in the future will move to a new time period and hopefully help build a new night or a new block for us.”

Happy 60th birthday, Katey Sagal!

The “Sons of Anarchy” and “Married with Children” vet is celebrating 60 years today.

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