| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:06 AM
More than a dozen costumes from "The Sound of Music" -- including a jacket and pants worn by Christopher Plummer and a range of children's wardrobe pieces -- are headed to the auction block Dec. 21.
The upcoming auction was announced Thursday by...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Carrie Underwood is donning Julie Andrews' iconic habit in NBC's upcoming live presentation of "The Sound of Music," but the gig isn't all raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens.
"I get hate tweets and stuff like, 'You're not Julie Andrews!'" the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Mark Jan. 19 in your calendar, folks. That's the date "Sherlock" returns to PBS.
The network Wednesday announced its winter/spring schedule, which also reminds fans that Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" will air at 8 p.m. CT Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. In the new...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The holiday season tends to fill the world with music — from radio stations playing Christmas songs all day long, to church choirs rejoicing, to people just singing on the street. TV, of course, is also a place to find much music and singing this...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:27 AM
NBC is trying something unusual tonight in prime time, and that risk-taking is worth celebrating.
The network will offer a live, three-hour version of "The Sound of Music," starting at 8.
Country singer Carrie Underwood plays Maria, and Stephen...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:25 PM
The hills were alive, and so was NBC's poignant and surprisingly effective telecast Thursday of "The Sound of Music."
It all sounded improbable when announced, and the casting was risky, but somehow this new version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:25 PM
It was a beautiful remembrance Tuesday in New York for the memorial for actress Julie Harris who died Aug. 24 at the age of 87 with touching recollections from Christopher Plummer, HalHolbrook, Zoe Caldwell, Cherry Jones, Rosemary Harris, Joan Van Ark and...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:36 PM
Eleanor Parker, a versatile leading lady of the 1940s, '50s and '60s who earned three Oscar nominations — none of which were for her best-known role as the baroness in "The Sound of Music" — died Monday in Palm Springs of complications of...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:22 PM
When "The Sound of Music" airs on NBC in December, Audra McDonald will sing "Climb Every Mountain."
It's a notable example of colorblind casting, which is familiar on Broadway these days, with the African-American McDonald playing the Mother Abbess in a...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:50 PM
The hills will be alive with the sound of Tony winners, when NBC's new production of "The Sound of Music" is broadcast Dec. 5.
NBC announced Monday that stage veterans Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle have joined the cast, alongside the...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Viewers showed up for a daytime audience with the Queen on Monday. Sony Pictures TV's syndie yakker "The Queen Latifah Show" bowed to an impressive 1.7 household rating/ 5 share on Monday, marking double- and triple-digit increases over its year-ago...