NBC is giving “ Bye Bye Birdie ” settle for a bit.
The system has pushed back its live adjustment of the hit Broadway show to 2018, the Daily News has affirmed.
Taking after a year ago’s effective creation of “Hairspray Live!,” “Bye Birdie Live!” was slated to air this December with Jennifer Lopez as the lead.
The generation, which would have been a TV adjustment of the hit Broadway show, was initially expected to introduction this December, however a source uncovers that Bye Birdie Live! has been pushed back on account of Lopez’s “broad” calendar.
The deferment of “Birdie” means NBC won’t organize a melodic occasion this Christmas season. Not long ago, NBC divulged plans for a “Jesus Christ Superstar Live” occasion to air on Easter Sunday one year from now.
Because of Bye Birdie’s postponement, NBC won’t air a live melodic this Christmas season. The system will make a big appearance Jesus Christ Superstar Live next Easter Sunday and is likewise dealing with a live generation of Aaron Sorkin’s play A Few Good Men.
NBC’s form of Bye Birdie will recount the narrative of two secondary teachers, Albert and Rosie (Lopez). At the point when Albert composes an incredible tune, Rosie enrolls an understudy, Conrad Birdie, to perform it. Birdie rapidly ascends to fame and brings Albert and Rosie curious to see what happens. Be that as it may, after eight years, Rosie simply needs to come back to her customary life.