Three months ago, few people outside of the little town of Harlan, Kentucky had ever heard of Jordan Smith. Last week, Smith’s life changed forever when he was crowned the winner of NBC’s “The Voice” season nine. And as he sat down for an interview with XFINITY at Rockefeller Center, the 21-year-old Lee University music […]
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.
BY RACHEL MCRADY These days Carrie Underwood’s Twitter is alive with the sound of critics. The 30-year-old country superstar has received plenty of negative feedback for taking on the role of Maria von Trapp in The Sound of Music remake, which Julie Andrews originated almost 50 years ago in the original 1965 film, based on […]
Maria, former would-be nun, is about to get married. Starring as Maria in NBC’s new version of “The Sound of Music,” Carrie Underwood is clad in her own T-shirt and leggings plus a wedding veil as she reverently steps through the bare-bones Manhattan rehearsal space while three dozen castmates, on their feet as if in […]
The end of the year looks busy for Carrie Underwood, and she couldn’t be happier.
NEW YORK (AP) — The smiles were large and the hopes even bigger – but the odds were long. As many as 700 boys and girls attended an open casting call on Sunday to try to win six spots as von Trapp siblings in the upcoming NBC live broadcast of “The Sound of Music” opposite […]
By Tim Kenneally NBC’s live production of “The Sound of Music” has cast Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle, the network said Monday. Five-time Tony winner McDonald (“Porgy and Bess,” “A Raisin in the Sun”) will play Mother Abbess in the production, which will air Dec. 5. Benanti, whose credits include “Law & Order: […]
Carrie Underwood has taken the handoff from Faith Hill to perform the musical introduction for NBC’s “Sunday Night Football,” but don’t expect the two country superstars to sing it the same way.
“True Blood” star Stephen Moyer has been added to the cast of NBC’s “The Sound of Music” as World War I hero Capt. Georg Von Trapp.
“American Idol” darling Carrie Underwood has been tapped to play one of the most idolized characters in pop-culture history — Maria von Trapp. Underwood will star as the beloved governess to an Austrian widower’s seven children in NBC’s adaptation of “The Sound of Music,” it was announced Friday. The live three-hour broadcast, based on the […]