or


[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.

[via press release from NBC]

MIKE TOMPKINS REIMAGINES "DO-RE-MI" IN INNOVATIVE MUSIC VIDEO

Classic Song Receives Revised Treatment Prior to NBC's Dec. 5 'The Sound of Music Live!' Telecast

NEW YORK, NY - Nov. 21, 2013 - Digital music star Mike Tompkins has created a music video that reimagines the classic song "Do Re Mi," one of the iconic numbers that will be part of NBC's Dec. 5 (8-11 p.m. ET/PT) telecast of "The Sound of Music Live!"

The video - directed by Tompkins, who stars alongside musician Chester See - recreates the song that includes not only superstar recording artist Carrie Underwood (Maria), Stephen Moyer (Capt. Georg von Trapp) and Christian Borle (Max Dettweiler), but more than 700 fans from around the world who also participated.

A sneak peek of the video will premiere tonight on E! News (7 p.m. ET/PT) and viewable at www.YouTube.com/ChesterSee, beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The video was collaboration of Tompkins, NBC Digital Entertainment and MakerMADE, the in-house creative agency of Maker Studios.

Producer-songwriter Tompkins is well known for creating unique songs and sounds using only his voice and mouth. He has served as a producer and writer with Timbaland, toured with the Jonas Brothers, and been featured on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and "Today."

See, who has appeared on the Disney Channel, is best known for his self-titled YouTube channel that features sketches, shorts, music and vlogs.

Maker Studios is a next-generation media and technology company and the world's largest provider of online video content for millennials with more than 4.5 billion monthly video views globally. Its in-house agency MakerMADE specializes in conversational marketing driven by user participation, such as this unique collection of audience recall and response with Tompkins and See.

The companion soundtrack to NBC's live broadcast will be available online and in stores on Dec. 3 from Sony Masterworks. "The Sound of Music" - Music From the NBC Television Event" will include studio recordings for all of the musical numbers that are performed by the cast in the live broadcast, including Rodgers and Hammerstein favorites "The Sound of Music," "My Favorite Things," "Do-Re-Mi," "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" and "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," among others. The soundtrack is licensed through the NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group.

"The Sound of Music Live!" is based on the stage version of the 1959 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

From Universal Television, "The Sound of Music" is executive produced by Neil Meron and Craig Zadan. Beth McCarthy-Miller and Rob Ashford serve as directors.





  [november 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!, THE (NBC)











[03/29/15 - 09:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
"48 Hours" was the night's most-watched program among the broadcast networks.

[03/29/15 - 09:35 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," With Host Dwayne Johnson, Is the #1 Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in Metered-Market Households and Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 28.

[03/28/15 - 07:56 PM]
Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards Winners
Kids from around the world cast more than 500 million votes, a record-breaking tally.

[03/28/15 - 08:53 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Continues Its Reign for CBS
The Eye once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/28/15 - 08:36 AM]
"Grimm" Is Currently Reporting Its Top Total-Viewer Result Since January 23
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, March 27.

[03/27/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 27
Updates include: Ernie Hudson bound for "Delores & Jermaine" at ABC; Corbin Bernsen cast in HBO's "Living on Video"; and AMC gives the moniker "Fear the Walking Dead" to the franchise's upcoming spin-off.

[03/27/15 - 01:33 PM]
Video: "The Casual Vacancy" - Trailer (HBO)
Based on the novel by acclaimed author J.K. Rowling, the mini-series premieres Wednesday, April 29 and Thursday, April 30.

[03/27/15 - 01:13 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with 2.2 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 12:31 PM]
Masi Oka to Return as Hiro Nakamura on NBC's "Heroes Reborn"
"I'm excited to return to my 'Heroes' roots," said Oka. "Hiro Nakamura was such an inspirational role to play, and I'm hoping the fans will enjoy seeing him back on TV."

[03/27/15 - 11:38 AM]
The "Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber" Premieres on Monday, March 30 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central and Online Via CC.com and the Comedy Central App
The global multiplatform comedy event kicks off with "The Roast of Justin Bieber Pre-Show," airing 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central and simultaneously through the app and cc.com.

[03/27/15 - 11:13 AM]
Showtime Sports(R) to Chronicle the Most Anticipated Event of the Year with "Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao"
The first installment kicks off Saturday, April 18 on the cable channel.

[03/27/15 - 11:11 AM]
E!'s "The Royals" Shows Significant Audience Growth in Its Second Week
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 10:37 AM]
Syfy's "Dominion" Adds New Recurring Characters for Season 2
Joining the series' stellar cast are recurring guest stars Nic Bishop, Simon Merrells, Christina Chong, Olivia Mace and Luke Tyler.

[03/27/15 - 10:27 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Look Live Action Teaser of Original Series "Blunt Talk"
The series will premiere on Starz in the summer of 2015.

[03/27/15 - 10:16 AM]
NBC Goes on 8 "First Dates" as Network Orders Popular U.K. Format to Series
The observational documentary series, from executive producer Ellen DeGeneres and Shed Media, takes a peek at what happens when a couple meets for the first time and love may be in the air.