For all the internet hatred rained down upon Carrie Underwood, the live-broadcast Sound of Music was a ratings hit, so of course NBC plans to do more live musicals. The busy minds at NYMag‘s Vulture blog have a list of suggestions, including at least one that would definitely attract a non-Walmart-target-demo audience:
The Music Man
Trouble! Trouble right here in that there’s already been a TV adaptation of this back in 2003 — but it was pretty crummy, and no one remembers it. The solution is to get Neil Patrick Harris to grab his 76 trombones, and for Janelle Monae to be Marian the librarian.
I would absolutely pay money to hear those two duet “Goodnight, My Someone“…