NBC Slates 'Sound of Music Live!' Encore

True to its plan, the network will re-air the three-hour event on Dec. 14.
"The Sound of Music Live!"

NBC has set an airdate for The Sound of Music Live! encore.

The three-hour television event, which attracted 18.6 million viewers live on Dec. 5, will re-air Saturday, Dec. 14, from 8-11 p.m. ET/PT.

That means that the previously scheduled airing of the Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life will instead air on Friday, Dec. 20, from 8-11 p.m. ET/PT.

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The Hollywood Reporter had previously reported that NBC was planning to re-air Sound of Music once more before Christmas. The DVD and Blu-ray set will be made available for purchase Dec. 17.

The news also comes one day after NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt announced that the network was committed to staging another live musical production for the 2014 holiday season with Sound of Music producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

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