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NBC's Next Live Production? A Few Good Men

Tom Cruise

NBC is moving beyond mere "holiday Broadway musical events" when it comes to its live productions. According to Variety, the network is currently considering a live staging of Aaron Sorkin's play A Few Good Men.

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Who's Playing Mrs. Darling in NBC's Peter Pan Musical?

Kelli O'Hara

NBC's Peter Pan Live! musical has found its Mrs. Darling.

Broadway actress Kelli O'Hara will play the Darling matriarch, who's the mother of Wendy, John and Michael.

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Allison Williams to Play Peter Pan in NBC's Live Production

Allison Williams

This is what happens when Kristen Bell is busy. Girls star Allison Williamshas been cast in the title role of NBC's Peter Pan Live!, the network announced Wednesday.

In addition to Williams singing talent, which showcases at every opportunity on Girls, expect to see Williams to exhibit some truly "dynamic flying" in the Dec. 4 telecast, according to the announcement. 

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Craig Zadan, Neil Meron Returning to Produce 2015 Oscars

Oscar

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will return to produce the 87th annual Academy Awards, ABC announced.

"We couldn't be more thrilled to have Craig and Neil back to produce the Oscars again in 2015," Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs said in a statement. "Their showmanship has elevated the show to new heights and we are excited to keep the momentum going with this creative partnership." Added Academy CEO Dawn Hudson: "This year's show reached viewers of all ages and set social media records, proving that Craig and Neil are masters at tapping into the zeitgeist and capturing the hearts of movie fans around the world."

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Review: A Slice of Oscar History

Ellen DeGeneres

Good to know I'm not the only one who needs pizza to make it through a long night at the Oscars.

With Ellen DeGeneres serving up laughs along with slices, disarming the starry crowd with stunts like a pizza delivery for the starving captive audience and a Superstar Selfie that temporarily broke Twitter (and during the taking of which Meryl Streep delightfully blurted, "I've never tweeted before!"), even the Oscars' inevitable dull patches felt less painful than usual.

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What Time Do the Oscars Start?

Ellen DeGeneres

The 86th Academy Awards is almost here! The anticipated ceremony will air Sunday at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT on ABC.

Ellen DeGeneres will make her second appearance as host of the ceremony, which will be produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

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Weekend Review: Hannibal, Binging (Or Not to Binge) on Cards, Oscars

Laurence Fishburne, Mads Mikkelsen

"I never feel guilty eating anything," purrs Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen) as he serves up another portion of some erotically charged exotic delicacy. NBC's Hannibal (Friday, 10/9c), in its second season, is a feast of macabre freakishness, going beyond the realm of guilty pleasure in a sustained nightmare of horrific yet elegantly hypnotic design.

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Pink to Make Appearance at the Oscars

Pink

Pink will make a special appearance at the Oscars, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced on Friday.

"We are very excited to welcome Pink to the Oscar stage for the very first time," Zadan and Meron said in a statement. "She is regarded as one of the greatest voices in pop music and one of the best performers of her generation, and we are thrilled to have her join us for a highly anticipated moment on the broadcast."

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Bette Midler to Perform at the Oscars

Bette Midler

Two-time Oscar nominee Bette Midler will perform at the Oscars next month, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Wednesday. 

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NBC Already Working on Another Live Musical for Next Year

The Sound of Music Live

The hills are alive ... with the sound of another live musical coming to a TV screen near you!

NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt told The New York Times that there are plans to do another live musical special next... read more

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