RISE – (l-r) Back row: Rosie Perez as Tracey Wolfe, Tom Riis Farrell as Mr. Baer, Rarmian Newton as Maashous Evers, Shannon Purser as Anabelle, Sean Grandillo as Jeremy Middle row: Joshua Grosso as Singer, Rachel Hilson as Harmony Curtis, Cheryl Bell as Singer, Brett Gray as Singer, Damon J. Gillespie as Robbie Thorne, Alexis Molnar as Singer Front row: Erin Kommor as Sasha, Amy Forsyth as Gwen Strickland, Katherine Reis as Jolene, Josh Radnor as Lou Mazzuchelli, Ted Sutherland as Simon Saunders, Auli’i Cravalho as Lilette Suarez, Caroline Pluta as Singer, Ellie Desautels as Michael Hallowell – Photo by: Peter Kramer/Courtesy of NBC
Inspired by NBC’s new musical drama seris, Rise, NBC has committed $500,000 to support high school theater programs with the launch of R.I.S.E. (Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression )America.
The plan is to award ten grants of $50,000 to the high schools that have an existing theatre program or a champion of theatre arts in their teaching staff in cases where a school’s theatre program was cut because of budget constraints.
Eligible high schools can submit a video up to two minutes long celebrating their theatre program and a 500-word essay explaining why their school should be awarded the grant and how they will use the $10,000 should they win.
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THE GOOD PLACE — “Leap Into Faith” – Michael (Ted Danson) – Photo by Colleen Hayes/Courtesy of NBC.
The winter premiere of The Good Place (NBC, Thursdays, 8:30/7:30C) begins with a truly intriguing event: Michael’s boss, Sean, applauds his efforts and gives him a promotion!
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NBC has announced that singer-actor-producer – and multiple Grammy® winner – John Legend has signed on to perform the lead role in the network’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert.
Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert will be broadcast on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018.
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The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Monday, September 17th, 2018.
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It’s time for the Golden Globes to take a closer look – Seth Meyers has been named host of the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards.
The telecast will airlive coast to coast from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7 from 8-11 p.m. ET (5/4C)) on NBC.
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Saoirse Ronan will host the first of three new episodes of Saturday Night Live leading up to the show’s Christmas hiatus.
Ronan will host on December 2nd. Musical guests will be U2.
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RISE – Pilot – Tracey Wolfe (Rosie Perez) and Lou Mazzuchelli (Josh Radnor) – Photo by Peter Kramer/Courtesy of NBC.
Judging from the intense trailer for NBC’s new drama, Rise, this is not Smash – in fact, it might be significantly to Friday Night Lights.
Rise is the story of seven high school students who are facing crises in their lives and whose lives are impacted by a teacher who wants to make the school’s drama department something special.
Rise premieres on Tuesday March 13 (10/9c).
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Golden Globes 75th Anniversary Special hosts – Pictured: (l-r) Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, NBCUniversal Press Tour, August 2017 — (Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC)
NBC, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and dick clark productions have announced their collaboration on a two-hour special to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Golden Globes.
The “Golden Globes 75th Anniversary Special,” is set to air Wednesday, Dec. 13th – hosted by the network’s Will & Grace, Eric McCormack and Debra Messing.
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GOOD GIRLS — Pilot — Pictured: (l-r) Retta as Ruby, Mae Whitman as Annie — (Photo by: Justin Lubin/NBC)
NBC has announced the premiere dates for mid-season dramas Good Girls and Rise.
Good Girls will premiere on Monday, February 26th (10/9C) following the spring cycle of The Voice.
Rise premieres on Tuesday, March 13th (10/9C) following the This Is Us season finale before moving to its regular timeslot (9/8C).
Series descriptions follow.
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Gwen Stefani and Patti LaBelle join the previously announced Harry Connick Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Harvey, Jane Krakowski, Gaten Matarazzo, Chrissy Metz, John O’Hurley, Martha Stewart and Thalía as performers on The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®.
Coverage of the annual holiday season kickoff will begin at 9 am (all time zones) on Thursday, November 23rd.
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Joe Biden – the 47th Vice President – will make his third appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday, November 13th.
Elton John will make his first appearance on the show as both guest and performer.
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