Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer
Imagine for a moment that it's Thursday at 8pm. You innocently turn on your TV and flip to NBC, thinking maybe you'll catch an episode of Parks and Recreation. Instead, you encounter what is surely destined to be one of the most curious, ambitious and generally nutso undertakings in recent media history: A live (!), three-hour (!!) production of The Sound of Music, featuring country superstar Carrie Underwood (!!!) as Maria von Trapp.
Rest assured, you haven't been smoking edelweiss. This reimagining of the beloved classic about a plucky nun-turned-governess, her irresistible charges and their widower father in Nazi-occupied Austria is actually happening on network television...
The Sound of Music Live!
The hills are alive!
NBC is airing a one-time-only live version of The Sound of Music on Dec. 5, starring Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer, Audra McDonald and Laura Benanti.
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There's less than a month to go until The Sound of Music Live! premieres on NBC on Thursday, Dec. 5. Fortunately, the production's cast already looks hard at work in rehearsals for the famed Rogers & Hammerstein musical.
In this new promo for the three-hour special, fans get to hear star Carrie Underwood perform not one but...
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Charles Esten, Connie Britton
Bummed that Nashville isn't on this week? Don't fret because you can catch the cast at the Country Music Awards.
Hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, the live broadcast will feature Connie Britton and Charles Esten as presenters. Lennon and Maisy Stella, who play Maddie and Daphne Conrad, are set to perform.
The von Trapp family is adding seven new faces!
NBC's live Sound of Music remake has cast Maria (Carrie Underwood) and Capt. Georg von Trapp's (Stephen Moyer) children, the network announced Friday.
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NBC's upcoming Sound of Music remake is adding some big names — and big voices! — to the mix.
Private Practice vet Audra McDonald, Go On alum Laura Benanti and...
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