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ABC Will Air “Backstage With Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years”

November 25, 2014 • By

Disney on Broadway

ABC Television Network will air on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 7pm ET, “Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years.”

The one hour special is in celebration of Disney Theatrical Productions’ 20 years on Broadway. The show will be hosted by ABC’s “Modern Family” star, Jesse Tyler Ferguson.

The special will take viewers on a journey through the creation of Disney’s eight Broadway musicals: “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Lion King,” “AIDA,” “Tarzan,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Mary Poppins,” “Newsies” and “Aladdin.”

“Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years,” will also feature music from the Disney on Broadway catalog, including special musical performances from Sir Elton John, Sam Palladio and Clare Bowen (ABC’s “Nashville”), Ashley Brown (“Mary Poppins”) and Adam Jacobs (“Aladdin”).

Viewers will have unprecedented access to the fast pace and high stakes world of Broadway for the very first time ever! Cameras will be backstage during actual performances of “Aladdin.” The show also takes viewers into special rehearsals as well as showing us how the “Newsies” tour prepares for its opening night.

We can’t wait to see this special it sounds like fun! Have you ever gone to see a Disney Show on Broadway?

Katy Perry Wins 3 Awards at The 2014 American Music Awards

November 25, 2014 • By

The 56th GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals

Sunday, November 23rd at the American Music Awards, Katy Perry’s name was read as the winner for the Single of the Year for “Dark Horse!” Unfortunately, Katy is currently in Australia where the Prismatic World Tour is being performed.

Katy gave her acceptance speech from down under. She was also named the Favorite Female Artist in both the pop/rock and adult contemporary categories!

At the same time the AMAs were showing on the ABC channel over on the NBC network during the Sunday Night Football broadcast, it was officially announced that Katy will be the halftime performer for the 2015 Super Bowl XLIX!

Congratulations to Katy! This is a very exciting and busy year for her!

Watch the video of Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” winner of the 2014 AMAs Single of the Year!