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Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

Christopher Walken is NBC’s Captain Hook

Christopher Walken is NBC’s Captain Hook

The Oscar-winning actor will play the classic villain in NBC's "Peter Pan Live!"

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014

Christian Borle Talks Theatrical Multitasking in “Little Me”

Christian Borle Talks Theatrical Multitasking in “Little Me”

The Tony winner plays six roles in the new Encores! production. But is there a role for him in NBC’s live “Peter Pan” telecast?

Sunday, Jan 19, 2014

NBC Picks “Peter Pan” as Next Live Musical

NBC Picks “Peter Pan” as Next Live Musical

The network has announced a follow-up live musical telecast to "The Sound of Music Live."

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013

NBC Is Alive With the Sound of Musicals

NBC Is Alive With the Sound of Musicals

The network commits to putting on another live musical during the 2014 holiday season.

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013

Q&A: Benanti Returns to “Sound of Music”

Q&A: Benanti Returns to “Sound of Music”

The Tony-winning actress revisits her first Broadway show in NBC’s “The Sound of Music Live.”

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6 Rescued from Water in Central Park: FDNY

6 Rescued from Water in Central Park: FDNY

Authorities say seven people were rescued after falling into an ice-covered pond in Central Park. It happened just before 6 p.m. Monday at the southern end of the park near 59th Street. Police say the kids, between 15 and 16 years-old, were on the ice when it gave way.  Police and fire rescue units, including divers, responded to the scene and found five people already on shore when they arrived.  Five of the seven people rescued were taken by FDNY to Lenox Hill, Bellevue, and Cornell hospitals, all with hypothermia-related injuries. Two were transported by Central Park volunteer ambulance service. A police spokesman says the teens are expected to be OK.

Security Breach at JFK, 11 People Not Screened: Officials

Security Breach at JFK, 11 People Not Screened: Officials

Authorities are investigating a security breach at John F. Kennedy Airport Monday morning in which 11 people went through checkpoints at John F. Kennedy Airport without being screened Monday morning, with three of them setting off metal detectors, TSA and Port Authority officials say.

Girl Plays 1st Game on Boys Basketball Team After Expulsion

Girl Plays 1st Game on Boys Basketball Team After Expulsion

A New Jersey seventh grader finally hit the hardwood with her school's boys basketball team on Sunday after her parents took her school to court fighting for her right to play.

Trump Taps Lt. Gen. McMaster as National Security Adviser

Trump Taps Lt. Gen. McMaster as National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump has picked Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to succeed Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, Trump said Monday. He made the announcement at Mar-a-Lago, flanked by McMaster and the acting adviser, retired Army Gen. Keith Kellogg. Kellogg will stay on as McMaster's chief of staff, Trump said. "He's a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience," Trump said of McMaster. "He is highly respected by everybody in the military." The president, who has no military experience, has shown a preference for generals in the top security roles.

Minivan Crashes Into Mobil Mart in NYC, Pinning Customer

Minivan Crashes Into Mobil Mart in NYC, Pinning Customer

A minivan plowed into a Mobil Mart in the Bronx on Sunday, pinning a customer inside between shelves that were pushed together in a freak crash that was captured on video.

Lobbyist Charged in Port Authority Shakedown Dies in NJ

Lobbyist Charged in Port Authority Shakedown Dies in NJ

Jamie Fox, one of New Jersey's best-known political operatives who was charged in an alleged shakedown involving the former Port Authority chairman, died Monday from a long-standing illness.