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West Side Story Review 'Dazzling, & truly a throwback to old classic musicals/filmmaking'

Jim Parsons To Voices Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas

NBC has tapped The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons to topline its animated holiday special Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas set to air December 16 at 8 PM. Parsons will voice Buddy in the special based on the 2003 film Elf starring Will Ferrell and the hit Broadway show Elf: The Musical. Santa narrates the story of Buddy’s travels to New York City to meet the father he never knew he had. Along the way his unrelenting cheer transforms the lives of everyone he meets and opens his father’s eyes to the magic of Christmas. Voice cast also includes Mark Hamill, Ed Asner , Fred Armisen, Jay Leno, Matt Lauer , Gilbert Gottfried, Kate Micucci, Rachael MacFarlane, Max Charles and Steve Higgins . Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas is produced by Warner Bros. Animation. Please Leave A Comment- Source- Deadline

Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien In A Late Night Mess

Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien In A Late Night Mess Similar to the time in 1993 when David Letterman walked away from the Peacock after Jay Leno scored "The Tonight Show," Conan O'Brien may be close to doing the exact same thing. Insiders were confirming late Thursday that Leno had been offered -- and had accepted -- a return to the 11:35 p.m. time slot, where the host dominated the late night wars for nearly 15 years. If that's the case -- and it was looking likely -- then the attention now turns to Conan O'Brien, who has a difficult decision in front of him. O'Brien's handlers are likely mulling all of their options before them -- and pitching their client to both Fox, which currently doesn't have a late night franchise on the weeknights, and ABC, which would have to move "Nightline" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live" out of the way. O'Brien's decision will dictate how Leno's show is presented on NBC. If O'Brien ultimat

Top 10 Biggest TV Business Mistakes of the Decade

Top 10 Biggest TV Business Mistakes of the Decade 10 biggest mishaps in the television industry over the past decade. 10. Fox canceling "Family Guy" (and perhaps "Firefly" too) Axed TV shows usually stay dead, yet two titles canceled by former Fox chief Sandy Grushow in 2002 refused to go quietly. One was Seth MacFarlane's "Family Guy," which was moved around the schedule and was even put opposite top-rated hits "Survivor" and "Friends" before getting yanked. After the show's repeats got strong ratings on Adult Swim and netted big DVD sales, the comedy eventually made its way back to broadcast in 2005. "Family Guy" is now Fox's second-highest-rated scripted series and has produced a successful spinoff ("The Cleveland Show"). As for "Firefly," the show lived on as a theatrical movie ("Serenity") and to this day, no TV series cancellation inspires louder fanboy wails. 9. NBC hir