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Sara Bareilles to Star in 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live' as Mary Magdalene

Sara Bareilles has joined the cast of NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in the role of Mary Magdalene!

The Grammy-nominated singer will star opposite John Legend as Jesus and Alice Cooper as King Herod.

The musical will air live on April 1, which is Easter Sunday.

“We’re overjoyed to have Sara Bareilles play Mary Magdalene and I can guarantee that her interpretation of the standard ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’ will become an instant classic,” NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt said in a statement. “I was lucky enough to see Sara in Waitress and she gave as moving and as beautifully sung a performance as I’ve seen on a Broadway stage in a long time.”

Sara is rejoining the cast of Broadway’s Waitress later this month for a special six-week engagement, so get your tickets now!

Vin Diesel & NBC Working to Reboot 'Miami Vice'!

Vin Diesel is teaming up with NBC to develop a reboot of the classic hit series Miami Vice!

The project is being headed by Shana Waterman, who now is head of television for Vin‘s One Race Television production company.

Sources have told THR that it was Vin’s idea to revive the classic series, which starred Don Johnson as James “Sonny” Crockett and Philip Michael Thomas as Ricardo Tubbs as two narcotics detectives. The series ran from 1984-1990 and enjoyed five seasons and over 100 episodes.

Stay tuned as we find out more information!

Alec Baldwin to Star in NBC's 'A Few Good Men' Live

Alec Baldwin is set to star in NBC’s live version of the hit drama A Few Good Men in the role of Col. Nathan Jessep.

The role of Jessep was made famous by Jack Nicholson in the 1992 film which also starred Tom Cruise and Demi Moore.

Alec Baldwin is the gift that keeps on giving at NBC, and we’re excited to have him starring in Aaron Sorkin’s towering work as we expand our live theater imprint beyond musicals,” Robert Greenblatt, Chairman of NBC Entertainment, said in a statement (via Deadline). “No stranger to live television, Alec is the most multi-faceted actor in the world and his range is incomparable. He will put his own inimitable stamp on the role of Col. Jessep in a play that is still as surprising and relevant as ever, from one of the most gifted writers working today.”

The drama, written by Aaron Sorkin, will debut in 2018 and will be NBC’s first live drama in over 50 years. NBC has plans for two more live musicals: Jesus Christ Superstar on Easter Sunday and Bye Bye Birdie starring Jennifer Lopez.

NBC Announces Premiere Dates for Fall 2017 Season!

NBC has announced when all of your favorite returning shows and the upcoming new shows will premiere this fall!

This Is Us was recently moved back to its original Tuesday night slot at 9pm and it will kick off its second season on September 26.

The Voice will have a three-night premiere starting on Monday, September 25, which means The Blacklist‘s premiere will happen on Wednesday, October 4.

Blindspot won’t premiere in its Friday at 8pm timeslot until October 27 so that the network can use that slot to re-air some of its new shows at the beginning of the seasons.

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'Timeless' Cast Reacts to Show Being Brought Back to Life

Timeless was brought back to life by NBC after the network canceled the series earlier in the week and now the cast is reacting to news of a season two renewal.

Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, and Malcolm Barrett, as well as series creator Shawn Ryan, have all spoken out on social media to join fans in the excitement.

The time-travel series will get a 10-episode second season, which will reportedly air in summer 2018.

Read what the cast had to say below!

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'Timeless' No Longer Canceled, NBC Renews for Season 2!

Fans of the NBC series Timeless are going to be ecstatic to hear that the show was just saved from cancellation!

Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, and Malcolm Barrett‘s time-travel series will now be getting a second season consisting of ten episodes, which will air in summer 2018.

Sony TV, which produces the series, has reportedly offered the “lion’s share of the profits to NBC in exchange for the renewal” in order to keep the show on the air, according to THR.

Make sure to find out which show’s have been canceled and which ones have been renewed.

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NBC Sets Premiere Dates for Summer 2017 Shows!

Summer is coming sooner than you might think and NBC has already announced the premiere dates for the network’s summer shows!

Some of the new shows that you can look forward to include Jennifer Lopez‘s new dancing competition World of Dance and Steve Harvey‘s spin-off of Little Big Shots featuring elderly people.

Marlon Wayans‘ new self-titled sitcom will be premiering this summer, as will the new thriller Midnight, Texas, according to Variety.

America’s Got Talent will be returning with new host Tyra Banks and series like The Carmichael Show, The Night Shift, Hollywood Game Night, and more will be getting new seasons.

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