[11/17/08 - 11:09 AM] Legendary Performer Liza Minnelli Joins Rosie O'Donnell for Her Upcoming NBC Variety Special 'Rosie Live' with O'Donnell and Minnelli Performing Together in a Spectacular Song and Dance Number Minnelli joins previously announced guest stars including recording artist's Ne-Yo and Alanis Morissette, Kathy Griffin and Jane Krakowski.
[via press release from NBC]
LEGENDARY PERFORMER LIZA MINNELLI JOINS ROSIE O'DONNELL FOR HER UPCOMING NBC VARIETY SPECIAL 'ROSIE LIVE' WITH O'DONNELL AND MINNELLI PERFORMING TOGETHER IN A SPECTACULAR SONG AND DANCE NUMBER
Minnelli Joins Previously Announced Guest Stars Including Ne-Yo, Alanis Morissette, Kathy Griffin and Jane Krakowski
Universal City, CA - November 17, 2008 -Legendary performer Liza Minnelli is set to appear on Rosie O'Donnell's upcoming NBC variety special "Rosie Live," on Wednesday, November 26 (8-9 p.m. ET), live from New York's Little Shubert Theatre. O'Donnell will join Minnelli in a fun song and dance number to a tune that Minnelli hasn't performed in 30 years. Minnelli joins previously announced guest stars including recording artist's Ne-Yo and Alanis Morissette, Kathy Griffin and Jane Krakowski. O'Donnell will perform with Minnelli.
O'Donnell will bring back the grand tradition of the variety show format to television, like such iconic series as "The Carol Burnett Show" and "The Ed Sullivan Show," while including brand-new elements for a new generation of fans. The special will feature a topical monologue, musical production numbers and hilarious comedy sketches.
"Rosie Live" is produced by Universal Media Studios in association with KidRo Productions. O'Donnell and David Friedman ("Last Call with Carson Daly") are the executive producers.