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[09/01/21 - 12:00 PM]
NBC's "Annie Live!" Scores Big with Tony Award-Winning Triple Threat Jane Krakowski
Krakowski will play the sassy, sticky-fingered partner of the swindling Rooster Hannigan, played by Tituss Burgess.

[08/24/21 - 05:37 AM]
NBC Finds Its Annie and Her Name Is Celina Smith
Smith will light up center stage with an all-star ensemble that includes Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan, Harry Connick Jr. as Daddy Warbucks, Nicole Scherzinger as Grace and Tituss Burgess as Rooster.

[08/17/21 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 17
Updates include: Janina Gavankar joins the cast of ABC's "Big Sky"; Eminem to make cameo in Starz's "BMF"; and James Keitel cast in Peacock's "Queer as Folk" reboot series.

[08/11/21 - 12:10 PM]
"Annie Live!" Has Found Its Rooster - Tituss Burgess Joins NBC's All-Star Cast for the Dec. 2 Holiday Musical Event
"I've always wanted to be a villain," said Burgess, who will play the underhanded brother of the ruthless Miss Hannigan, played by Taraji P. Henson.

[08/05/21 - 12:28 PM]
Nicole Scherzinger to "Grace" NBC with Her Talents in "Annie Live!"
Scherzinger will take on the role of Grace, Daddy Warbucks' chief of staff who welcomes Annie with open arms and a loving heart.

[06/28/21 - 05:27 AM]
NBC's "Annie Live!" Scores Big with Harry Connick Jr. as Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks in Dec. 2 Live Musical Extravaganza
The iconic musician and star of stage and screen, Connick will bring Daddy Warbucks to life on stage opposite Taraji P. Henson's devious Miss Hannigan.

[06/08/21 - 05:02 AM]
Taraji P. Henson to Step on Freckles and Straighten Curls as Miss Hannigan in NBC's Holiday Musical "Annie Live!"
The award-winning actress will play opposite a soon-to-be-discovered young star as the network kicks off a nationwide casting search for the titular role of Annie.

[05/14/21 - 11:15 AM]
NBC Bolsters Year-Round Programming Slate with Bold, Compelling Dramas in the Fall, Fresh and Funny Midseason Comedy Blocks and Dominant Unscripted Programming Across the Calendar
New dramas "Ordinary Joe," "La Brea" and "Law & Order: For the Defense" will launch this fall.

[05/12/21 - 12:19 PM]
Leapin' Lizards, It's "Annie Live!" for NBC
Robert Greenblatt will executive produce the telecast along with Neil Meron, who has served as executive producer on all of NBC's live musicals since 2013.







ANNIE LIVE! (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/2/21
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, June 2021) NBC's holiday production of "Annie Live!" has landed Academy Award-nominated Taraji P. Henson to play its infamous queen of mean, Miss Hannigan. The award-winning actress will play opposite a soon-to-be-discovered young star as the network kicks off a nationwide casting search for the titular role of Annie. The live production of the beloved Tony Award-winning hit musical will air Thursday, Dec. 2 on NBC.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Celina Smith as Annie
· Harry Connick, Jr. as Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks
· Jane Krakowski
· Nicole Scherzinger as Grace
· Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan
· Tituss Burgess as Rooster
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alex Rudzinski as DIR/EP
· Lear deBessonet as DIR
· Neil Meron as EP
· Robert Greenblatt as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a play
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Chloe Productions