NBC first produced live musical adaptations of The Sound of Music and Peter Pan. The Wiz Live! has topped Peter Pan but not quite exceeded the rating for the musical that starred Carrie Underwood, The Sound of Music. The show brought in strong ratings in the major markets and with adults 18-49. There were an astounding 11.14 million watching last night! It was definitely a huge success for NBC. Ne-Yo, Uzo Aduba, Queen Latifah, and Mary J. Blige were all apart of this phenominal cast. Perhaps the most amusing part of it all was Anna Kendrick live tweeting the whole production. We love this girl.
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