In the week since NBC aired a revival of “The Sound of Music,” the real Von Trapp family and the vacation lodge they run in Vermont are in high demand.
Lest NBC’s live version be your last memory of “The Sound of Music,” ABC will air the original 1965 film starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.
More than 18 million television viewers watched Carrie Underwood in the role of Maria in “The Sound of Music Live!,” but Julie Andrews was not among them.
The network also nabs the No. 2 spot with “The Voice.”
Nearly 18.5 million viewers watched NBC’s live production of “The Sound of Music” — the best Thursday night for NBC since 2004. Plus, watch all the great numbers from the show …
NBC creates special Walmart ads that use the famous play’s tunes – in moments just after the songs appear in the show.
All systems are “go” for NBC’s ambitious plan to mount a live telecast of “The Sound of Music” Thursday night.