After hearing about the initial news in January, the day has finally come: Hairspray Live! debuts tonight at 8:00 P.M. ET/7:00 P.M. CT on NBC, with a star-studded cast.
Maddie Baillio snagged the leading role as Tracy Turnblad while big names like Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, and Derek Hough will be backing her up onstage. We’re huge fans of the 1998 show and excited to see a modern adaptation, but we’re not going to lie — we’re really excited to see mega babes Derek Hough and Garrett Clayton show their stuff during the live performance. Another presumable highlight from the show? Ariana Grande. Haters are gonna hate, but the girl has some serious vocal cords that you’re not gonna want to miss.
Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch tonight’s Hairspray Live! premiere.
Hairspray Live! Viewing Details
Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Time: 8:00 P.M. EST
Starring: Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande
Live Stream: NBC Live Website
How To Live Stream Hairspray Live! Online
You can live stream tonight’s broadcast of Hairspray Live! on the official NBC website with their stream. If it’s your first time streaming on NBC, you’ll get a free 45-minute preview before you’re forced to “verify” using cable login information. When you click “Verify Now,” you’ll be forced to sign in with a cable provider log in. You must have access to a cable package that includes NBC programming. With that being said, that’s where bae comes in. As long as you have someone’s login info, you should be good.
How To Live Stream Hairspray Live! On Your Phone
You watch live stream Hairspray Live! via the NBC app, which is available to download in the App Store and Google Play. Again, you’re going to need a cable login, but that’s what friends are for, right?!
How To Live Stream Hairspray Live! Without a Cable Subscription
NBC’s live broadcast is also available through Sling TV, an online streaming service that provides select channels for a monthly fee. Sling’s Blue package, which includes NBC, costs $25 a month but offers a free 7-day trial. Hello day one!