NBC’s ‘Hairspray Live!’: The Iconic Classic Gets an Updo!

  It is a one of a kind phenomenon: A classic 1988 John Waters film became a hit Broadway musical, then became a successful movie musical and, on December 7, will make its live television debut. “Hairspray,” like no other story, has lent itself successfully to all of these media reincarnations. The original movie is a testament […]

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Hasselhoff, Blonsky Go to Fat Camp in ABC Family’s ‘Huge’

Move over, Hoff – there’s a new Hasselhoff in town. David Hasselhoff’s daughter Hayley has landed a leading role alongside ‘Hairspray‘ star Nikki Blonsky in a new ABC Family series called ‘Huge’ about kids struggling with their weight at a fat camp, says The Hollywood Reporter. ABC Family has ordered ten episodes of the comedy […]

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Do Stop Believin’ Reports of ‘Glee’ on Broadway

After reports surfaced Friday that a major theater production company was working on a ‘Glee‘ musical for Broadway, the show’s rabid fans were understandably titillated. But now Fox is dousing the idea and slamming the company, Music Theater International, for their claims. “We are very careful and deliberate when contemplating brand extensions of our franchises […]

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