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[10/19/16 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 19
Updates include: David Amann to run NBC's "The Blacklist: Redemption"; Laurie Holden bound for FX's "The Americans"; and Casey Wilson, June Diane Raphael team for project at Hulu.

[08/08/16 - 11:02 AM]
Broadway, Film and TV Producer Marc Platt Signs First-Look Deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television
Under the deal, the studio will have the exclusive first look at any projects, live action or scripted, which Platt develops for television.

[08/08/16 - 11:01 AM]
"Grease: Live" and "Hamilton" Director Thomas Kail Sets Up New Production Company at Twentieth Century Fox Television
Under the deal, Kail will develop, supervise and potentially direct television projects both for broadcast and cable.

[06/28/16 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 28
Updates include: Rutlege Wood confirms cancellation of History's "Top Gear"; Tate Ellington to drop by Showtime's "Shameless"; and Ellie Reed is the latest cast in Netflix's "Girlboss."

[06/10/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 10
Updates include: Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens, Jr. and Kevin McKidd set for "Grey's Anatomy" return; Cinemax eyes "Scarlet" TV series; and Jonathan Tolins to take on Patty Hearst for CBS.

[03/24/16 - 12:30 PM]
Don't Miss a Special Tweet-Along Encore of "Grease: Live" Airing Easter Sunday, March 27 (7:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX!
The network releases the first wave of fun facts about the project in advance of the rebroadcast.

[02/22/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 22
Updates include: Peyton List, Mekhi Phifer cast in The CW's "Frequency"; Dan Byrd first to board ABC's "Model Woman"; and Vanessa Hudgens is bound for NBC's "Powerless."

[02/05/16 - 10:47 AM]
FOX's "Grease: Live" Grows 20% in Total Viewers After 3 Days, FOX to Air Encore on Easter Sunday
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of January 25-31.

[02/01/16 - 08:44 AM]
With "Grease: Live," FOX Ranks #1 in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Total Viewers and Among Teens
FOX spins the numbers for Sunday, January 31.

[02/01/16 - 08:17 AM]
ABC's "Galavant" Season Finale Grows Against Fox's "Grease: Live" Broadcast
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 31.

[01/27/16 - 11:00 AM]
Video: Watch Jessie J and the Cast of "Grease: Live," In the All-New "Grease (Is the Word)" Music Video!
The official soundtrack album features the show's cast performing classics from the original stage musical and the 1978 Paramount film, plus two original tracks.

[01/22/16 - 03:10 PM]
Republic Records to Release "Grease: Live" Soundtrack Sunday, January 31
A special pre-order launches today and will include the option to download Jessie J's "Grease (Is the Word)" written by Barry Gibb at time of purchase.

[01/19/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 19
Updates include: HBO's "The Deuce" heading to series; Disney/ABC Domestic Television cancels "FABLife"; and USA picks up "Eyewitness" straight to series.

[01/15/16 - 04:02 PM]
Video: Watch the All-New Trailer for "Grease: Live"
The much-ballyhooed event premieres Sunday, January 31 at 7:00/6:00c on FOX.

[01/13/16 - 02:00 PM]
Pop-Disco Group DNCE to Make Special Cameo Appearance as "Johnny Casino and The Gamblers" on "Grease: Live," Sunday, Jan. 31, @ 7/6c, on FOX
The band is fronted by superstar Joe Jonas, who has been working to bring DNCE to life ever since The Jonas Brothers disbanded in 2013.

[01/06/16 - 10:30 AM]
Boyz II Men to Appear as Teen Angel on "Grease: Live" Airing Sunday, Jan. 31 @ 7/6c on FOX
Said group made the announcement about their cameo via Twitter.

[12/08/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 8
Updates include: Joely Richardson to play Glinda in NBC's "Emerald City"; Abigail Breslin to lead ABC's "Dirty Dancing" revival; and Kevin Sorbo to be "Miracle Man" for NBC.

[12/04/15 - 09:56 AM]
Exclusive New Key Art for "Grease: Live"
In this live television adaptation of the musical classic, the beginning of senior year means the end of Danny and Sandy's summer romance - until Sandy unexpectedly transfers to Danny's high school.

[11/24/15 - 04:45 PM]
Video: First Promo for "Grease: Live" to Air During "Scream Queens" Tonight
Get your first look at the upcoming promo for the much-ballyhooed live event.

[11/12/15 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 12
Updates include: TNT to renew "Murder in the First" for a third season; Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia among those cast in NBC's Dan Fogelman pilot; and Amber Skye Noyes boards HBO's "The Deuce."

[11/10/15 - 12:00 PM]
FOX Announces Winter Premiere Dates
New comedies "Bordertown" and "Cooper Barrett's Guide To Surviving Life" will help kick things off on Sunday, January 3.

[10/22/15 - 03:03 PM]
"Grease: Live" Casting News - Mario Lopez to Play Vince Fontaine
The telecast will reintroduce and reimagine some of the show's most memorable moments, great music and timeless love story to an entirely new generation.

[10/08/15 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 8
Updates include: FOX's "Rosewood" gets three backup scripts; Lynn Collins, Carly Pope among latest cast in USA's "Poor Richard's Almanack"; and Ari Graynor boards "I'm Dying Up Here" at Showtime.

[09/30/15 - 09:00 AM]
Grammy-Nominated Performer Carly Rae Jepsen to Star as "Frenchy" in "Grease: Live," Airing Sunday, January 31, 2016, On FOX
Plus: pop powerhouse and Grammy Award-nominated singer Jessie J will open the live event with a performance of a brand-new version of "Grease (Is the Word)."

[07/09/15 - 09:00 AM]
Broadway, Film and TV Star Aaron Tveit Set for Iconic Role of "Danny Zuko" in "Grease: Live"
Additionally, Carlos PenaVega will play "Kenickie," Zuko's tough-guy sidekick.

[05/28/15 - 12:31 PM]
Keke Palmer Will Join the Pink Ladies in "Grease: Live" on FOX
In addition, Broadway writers Robert Cary ("Anything but Love," "Ira & Abby") and Jonathan Tolins ("Buyer & Cellar," "The Last Sunday in June") will write the live television adaptation.

[05/11/15 - 05:00 AM]
FOX Announces New Primetime Series for 2015-2016 Season
Highlights include the new drama "Minority Report," which will follow "Gotham" on Monday nights.

[04/15/15 - 10:00 AM]
Tony Award Nominee Thomas Kail and TV Director Alex Rudzinski to Direct Musical Event "Grease: Live"
The production stars multi-talented performers Julianne Hough as "Sandy" and Vanessa Hudgens as "Rizzo."

[01/17/15 - 10:13 AM]
Superstar Performers Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens to Star as "Sandy" and "Rizzo" in "Grease: Live" (Working Title) Airing Sunday, January 31, 2016, on FOX
The project will be executive-produced by acclaimed film, television and theater producer Marc Platt.

[04/28/14 - 11:30 AM]
FOX Enrolls at Rydell High with Paramount Television's "Grease Live," The First-Ever Live Broadcast Production of Iconic Musical "Grease"
Scheduled to air live during 2015 and featuring a young ensemble cast, said event will reintroduce the great music and timeless story to an entirely new generation.







GREASE: LIVE (FOX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/31/16
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, January 2015) Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) and Paramount Television announced today that superstar singers, dancers and actresses Julianne Hough ("Safe Haven," "Rock of Ages") and Vanessa Hudgens ("High School Musical," "Spring Breakers") have been cast in leading roles in GREASE: LIVE (working title). With Hough as the angelic "Sandy" - Rydell High's most talked-about newcomer - and Hudgens as iconic bad girl "Rizzo," this first-ever live television production of "Grease" will re-imagine the hit crossover musical for an entirely new generation. Airing LIVE Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX, GREASE: LIVE (wt) will be executive-produced by acclaimed film, television and theater producer Marc Platt. GREASE: LIVE (wt) is based on the original musical "Grease" by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, and Paramount Pictures' 1978 feature adaptation. It will be a Paramount Television production.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aaron Tveit as Danny Zuko
· Ana Gasteyer as Principal McGee
· Carlos PenaVega as Kenickie
· Carly Rae Jepsen as Frenchy
· David Del Rio as Putzie
· Elle McLemore as Patty Simcox
· Eve Plumb as Mrs. Murdock
· Julianne Hough as Sandy
· Keke Palmer as Marty Maraschino
· Kether Donohue as Jan
· Mario Lopez as Vince Fontaine
· Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo
· Wendell Pierce as Coach Calhoun
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alex Rudzinski as DIR
· Jonathan Tolins as WRTR
· Marc Platt as EP
· Robert Cary as WRTR
· Thomas Kail as DIR
GENRE(S):
· based on a play
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Paramount Television