NBC Eyes ‘The Wiz’ and ‘The Music Man’ for Next LIVE Production
NBC is on a roll with the LIVE musicals. Rumor has it that the network has its eye on two classic musicals.
NBC’s entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt said 1957’s The Music Man or the 1975 The Wizard of Oz update The Wiz could be the next LIVE musical.
NBC has optioned the rights to both and is considering casting options on Music Man.
The network first live musical production, , but its December 2014 production of Peter Pan Live was not as successful.