TV Features

Do Networks Even Know What a Musical Is?

Big TV networks keep on announcing new musical broadcasts, but they still haven't figured out what to do with them.

Hairspray Live! ( with Ariana Grande ) You can't stop the beat!

On Monday, Fox announced the cast for its next live musical production, Rent. And while we now know the answer to the question of who will play Mark, Mimi, Joanne, and Maureen (Jordan Fisher, Tinashe, Kiersey Clemons, and Vanessa Hudgens, respectively) one question remains: have the networks figured out what to do with a musical broadcast?

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MUSIC MONDAY | Broadway Beats and Ballads

Songs from the Stage

Sunday night was the Tony Awards, so let's get into the Broadway groove with some hits from The Great White Way.

Musicals are always entertaining, and some of the songs that emerge from the stages of The Big Apple stay with us long after we leave our high-priced seats and head for the subway. Get ready to rock or relax to some of Broadway's best. Moving and memory-making, these tunes are the soundtrack of our lives.

"Seasons of Love" Rent

Rent was one of those musicals that changed people's minds, gave insight into the everyday as well as the big picture, and taught us what it means to truly be alive. "Seasons of Love" is not only a beautiful song musically, but its lyrics are thought-provoking and profound. "How do you measure the life of a woman or a man?"

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