Archive for the ‘Special’ Category

The Call the Midwife Holiday Special will debut on PBS on December 25 at 9 PM.

With Christmas approaching, the midwives move to their maternity clinic and are delighted when their first patient is a familiar face. Life in Poplar returns to normal after the tragic train crash, and everyone unites for a festive talent show.

Here is a trailer for Call the Midwife Holiday Special:

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Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration will air live on ABC at 8 PM on December 15.

In celebration of the Disney classic, this version will be an animated and live-action special, featuring award-winning singer-songwriter H.E.R. as Belle and Josh Groban as the Beast along with cast members Rita Moreno, Martin Short, David Alan Grier, Shania Twain and Jon Jon Briones.

Here is an interview with H.E.R. and Josh Groban talking about the special:

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On December 2, the Disney+ holiday special Pentatonix: Around the World for the Holidays will debut online.

In this special the superstar a cappella group is struggling to find inspiration for their annual holiday album, and the clock is ticking. To make matters worse, their well-intentioned but misguided manager mistakenly locks them in a magic mailroom.

But with the help of some Disney magic, we’re soon on a whirlwind tour around the world, discovering holiday traditions and inspiration from Pentatonix fans all around the globe: from Japan to Grenada, Iceland to Ghana and Mexico. The journey leads the group to realize that wherever we find ourselves, the holidays offer the perfect opportunity to discover how much we have in common and that it really is a small world, after all!

Here is a trailer for Pentatonix: Around the World for the Holidays:

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On September 16, the small screen adaptation Heathers: The Musical will debut online on The Roku Channel.

Based on the 1989 cult classic film that starred Winona Ryder and Christian Slater, the musical adaptation follows Westerberg High student Veronica Sawyer (Ailsa Davidson), the beautiful yet cruel Heathers, and mysterious rebel Jason “J.D.” Dean (Simon Gordon).

Here is a trailer for Heathers: The Musical:

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It was a night filled with the NBA, Jimmy Kimmel, reality, game shows and repeats on the major networks along with new episodes from two Monday night dramas.

Here is how those two Monday night dramas fared in the overall ratings last night:

8 PM: Show:
Roswell, New Mexico (The CW) [NEW] – 477,000 viewers

9 PM: Show:
In the Dark (The CW) [NEW] – 309,000 viewers

What did you watch on TV last night. Please share.

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The HBO Max special Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts will air online on January 1.

Twenty years after Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, cast members are coming together for a new special that will include in-depth interviews and cast conversations from all of the films.

Cast members featured will include Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as well as Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Imelda Staunton, Tom Felton, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Mark Williams, Bonnie Wright, Alfred Enoch, Matthew Lewis, Evanna Lynch and Ian Hart [among others].

Here is a trailer for Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts:

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