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[12/05/14 - 08:13 AM]
"Peter Pan Live!" Captures NBC's Second-Most-Watched Non-Sports Thursday in More Than Five Years
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 4.

[09/16/14 - 08:30 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 for the Full 52-Week 2013-14 Primetime Television Season
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[09/09/14 - 02:00 PM]
Five-Time Tony Award Nominee Kelli O'Hara to Portray Mrs. Darling on NBC's "Peter Pan Live!"
She will portray Mrs. Darling, the wife of George Darling and mother of the Darling children - Wendy, John and Michael.

[08/16/14 - 07:01 PM]
2014 Creative Arts Awards Emmy Winners List
"Saturday Night Live" took home five awards while "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," "Game of Thrones," "Sherlock: His Last Vow" and "True Detective" each nabbed four.

[05/12/14 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 12
Updates include: Jane Krakowski joins NBC's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"; "The Music Man" set at the Peacock's latest live production; and FOX's "Gotham" gives trio series regular status.

[05/02/14 - 08:40 AM]
"iHeartRadio Music Awards" Match NBC's Top Thursday Average of the Season Excluding Olympics and "The Sound of Music Live!"
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 1.

[01/31/14 - 08:45 AM]
"Saturday Night Live Presents a SNL Sports Spectacular" Scores NBC's Highest 18-49 and Total-Viewer Results in Its Time Period Since the Dec. 5 Telecast of "The Sound of Music Live!"
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 30.

[01/19/14 - 09:38 AM]
"Peter Pan Live!" Takes Musical Flight Dec. 4 on NBC
Multi-award-winning producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who produced "The Sound of Music Live!" will again executive produce the production.

[12/23/13 - 11:54 AM]
"The Sound of Music Live!" Ranks #1 for Its Week in Live+7 Total-Viewer Results
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of December 2-8.

[12/20/13 - 08:54 AM]
Encore Telecast of "Saturday Night Live Christmas" Wins Its Second Hour from 10-11 p.m. in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 19.

[12/17/13 - 10:14 AM]
NBC Wins the Primetime Week of Dec. 9-15 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 9-15.

[12/15/13 - 09:07 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Is the #1 Telecast of the Night in Both Metered-Market Households and 18-49 Rating in the Local People Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 14.

[12/10/13 - 03:32 PM]
NBC to Rebroadcast "The Sound of Music Live!" This Saturday, December 14 at 8:00/7:00c
Said encore will replace the previously announced presentation of "It's a Wonderful Life."

[12/10/13 - 10:04 AM]
NBC Wins Week of Dec. 2-8 in 18-49 & Total Viewers, Ranking #1 for 6 of 7 Nights in 18-49 Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 2-8.

[12/09/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 9
Updates include: Patrick Heusinger to lead NBC's "Tin Man"; Bette Midler to star in "Mae West" biopic for HBO; and "The Sound of Music Live!" producers circle next live production for NBC.

[12/06/13 - 08:31 AM]
"The Sound of Music Live!" Dominates the Night with NBC's Best 18-49 Thursday Average, Excluding Sports, Since the Night of the "ER" Finale
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 5.

[12/06/13 - 08:22 AM]
"Scandal" Hits a 6-Week High Against the "Sound of Music" and Builds on Its "Grey's" Lead-In by a Best-Ever 29%
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 5.

[12/04/13 - 10:17 AM]
NBC Wins the Week of Nov. 25-Dec. 1 in 18-49 with Five of the Week's Top Eight Primetime Telecasts on the Broadcast Networks
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 25-December 1.

[11/29/13 - 08:47 AM]
NBC's Coverage of "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" Marched to an 11-Year High in Metered-Market Households, Its Highest Rating Since 2002
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 27 and Thursday, November 28.

[11/21/13 - 01:19 PM]
Mike Tompkins Reimagines "Do-Re-Mi" in Innovative Music Video
A sneak peek of the video will premiere tonight on E! News (7:00/6:00c) and viewable at www.YouTube.com/ChesterSee, beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/01/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 1
Updates include: Vinnie Jones is the first to "Galavant" at ABC; Shane West, Tamzin Merchant join WGN America's "Salem"; and Joshua Sternin, Jennifer Ventimilia book comedies at ABC.

[11/01/13 - 07:00 AM]
Von Trapp Children Cast for NBC's Telecast of "The Sound of Music Live!"
The young cast includes Ariane Rinehart (Liesl), Michael Nigro (Fredrich), Ella Watts-Gorman (Louisa), Joe West (Kurt), Sophia Caruso (Brigitta), Grace Rundhaug (Marta) and Peyton Ella as young Gretl.

[09/16/13 - 12:16 PM]
Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle Cast in "The Sound of Music"
They'll join the previously cast Carrie Underwood as Maria and Stephen Moyer as Georg Von Trapp.

[08/23/13 - 10:53 AM]
Stephen Moyer Cast in NBC's Live Holiday Production of "The Sound of Music"
Moyer will portray decorated World War I hero Capt. Georg Von Trapp, who is the single father of seven children.

[05/13/13 - 10:07 AM]
Greenblatt Sets Premieres for Next Two "Voice" Cycles, "Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" & More!
Plus: "Million Second Quiz" to debut on Monday, September 9 and its Carrie Underwood-led "The Sound of Music" to air Thursday, December 5.

[11/30/12 - 07:02 AM]
Grammy-Winning Superstar Carrie Underwood to Star as Maria von Trapp in NBC's Live Broadcast of "The Sound of Music," Based on the Original Musical
The live telecast will be a three-hour event on a date to be announced near the holidays in 2013.

[07/31/12 - 10:39 AM]
Universal Television and NBCUniversal International Television Production Announce Development Deal with Craig Zadan and Neil Meron
The pact will give the studio a first look at series and specials created by the "Smash" executive producers.

[06/29/12 - 12:02 PM]
NBC and Executive Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron to Present a Live Broadcast of the Classic Stage Musical "The Sound of Music" Featuring the Timeless Score by Rodgers & Hammerstein
Casting will begin immediately and an air date will be announced shortly.







SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!, THE (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/5/13
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, November 2013) After an exhaustive nationwide search, seven talented young actors have won the coveted roles of the von Trapp children in NBC's musical production of "The Sound of Music Live!" The three-hour telecast airs Thursday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. "The Sound of Music Live!" stars six-time Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood as Maria and "True Blood" star Stephen Moyer as Capt. Georg von Trapp. Moyer recently headlined in the stage version of the musical "Chicago" at the Hollywood Bowl. Also co-starring are Tony Award winners Audra McDonald (Mother Abbess), Laura Benanti (Elsa Schrader) and Christian Borle (Max Dettweiler). The young cast set to play the von Trapp children are Ariane Rinehart (Liesl), Michael Nigro (Fredrich), Ella Watts-Gorman (Louisa), Joe West (Kurt), Sophia Caruso (Brigitta), Grace Rundhaug (Marta) and Peyton Ella as young Gretl. The live holiday spectacular is based on the original 1959 Broadway production of "The Sound of Music," starring Mary Martin and Theodore Bikel, with a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. The iconic story centers on a young woman who leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the seven children of a naval officer widower.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ariane Rinehart as Liesl
· Audra McDonald as Mother Abbess
· Carrie Underwood as Maria von Trapp
· Christian Borle as Max Dettweiler
· Ella Watts-Gorman as Louisa
· Grace Rundhaug as Marta
· Joe West as Kurt
· Laura Benanti as Elsa Schrader
· Michael Campayno as Rolfe
· Michael Nigro as Fredrich
· Peyton Ella as Gretl
· Sophia Caruso as Brigitta
· Stephen Moyer as Georg Von Trapp
CREW INFORMATION:
· Beth McCarthy-Miller as DIR
· Craig Zadan as EP
· Neil Meron as EP
· Rob Ashford as DIR
GENRE(S):
· based on a play
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Storyline Entertainment
· Universal Television