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How the Oscars’ Sound Team Handled That Epic Best Picture Flub

And more tales of the trade from the editors who create the noises that erupt from monsters and old guns, and mixers who combine all those layers.

TV Ratings: ‘Hairspray Live!’ Falls From NBC’s 2015 Musical, Matches ‘Peter Pan’ Lows

Fox's 'Empire' outperforms the telecast in the key demo, with a series low, though 'Hairspray' ranks as Wednesday's most-watched telecast.

‘Hairspray Live!’: What Was Different From the 2007 Movie Musical?

There were a few noticeable differences from the film starring Zac Efron and John Travolta.

‘Hairspray Live!’: The Best and Worst Moments From the Live TV Broadcast

This marked the network's fourth venture into holiday event live musicals.

NBC’s ‘Hairspray Live!’: Watch the Live TV Performances Here

Maddie Baillio, Harvey Fierstein, Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson all belted out classic hits that we all know and love.

Watch Jennifer Hudson’s Scene-Stealing ‘Hairspray Live!’ Number “Big, Blonde and Beautiful”

Hudson played Motormouth Maybelle, the Baltimore DJ and record store owner who was played by Queen Latifah in the 2007 musical adaptation.

Watch Ariana Grande and the ‘Hairspray’ Cast Sing “Mama I’m a Big Girl Now”

Grande plays Penny in the production, friend and classmate of protagonist Tracy Turnblad.

Harvey Fierstein and Jennifer Hudson on ‘Hairspray Live’ and the Song That Almost Never Was

Hudson will sing "I Know Where I've Been," an anthem about discrimination that nearly got cut from the original Broadway musical.

NBC’s ‘Hairspray Live’ Recruits Sean Hayes and Rosie O’Donnell

They'll play Mr. Pinky and the gym teacher in the December production.

‘Hairspray Live’ Rounds Out Cast With Disney Channel Stars

Dove Cameron and Garrett Clayton will play Amber and Link, respectively, in the December production.

Ariana Grande Joins NBC’s ‘Hairspray Live!’ as Penny Pingleton

"I've never been more excited for anything in my entire life," says the singer-actress.