Carrie Underwood fans will have multiple opportunities to see her as the days count down to her performance as Maria in the December 5 airing of NBC’s three-hour television production, The Sound of Music Live!, based on the original musical. In addition to her previously announced appearance during the first hour of The 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®,
Underwood will also appear on NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Thanksgiving night, Thursday, November 28.
On November 27, viewers will get a look behind the scenes of one of the holiday season’s most anticipated new family broadcasts – including casting, rehearsals, and the making of the companion soundtrack – when NBC debuts the hourlong special, The Making of The Sound of Music Live!, airing at 8 PM ET.
The 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will air on Thursday, November 28, from 9 AM – noon, with an encore presentation from 2 – 5 PM (all time zones), on NBC.
Also starring TV and theater star Stephen Moyer and Tony Award winners Audra McDonald, Christian Borle and Laura Benanti, The Sound of Music Live! will air from 8 – 11 PM ET on December 5, on NBC. Last week, NBC posted a special “First Look – The Sound of Music Live!” preview clip, online here.
The Sound of Music Live! will also be released on DVD on December 17.
The companion soundtrack to the live broadcast will be available online and in stores on December 3 from Sony Masterworks. “The Sound of Music” — Music from the NBC Television Event will include studio recordings for all of the musical numbers performed by the cast in the live broadcast. The album is available for pre-order here.