On November 16, 2016, the cast and the crew of Hairspray Live! participated at a press day to promote the show. While the producers, directors and the crew took part at a long panel, the actors recorded an interview with Today Show that aired few days later, on November 28, 2016.
Below you can find pictures of the day, as well as the full panel of the crew, the cast interview on Today Show and videos that were posted on social media during the day. For the cast & crew interviews with media on the red carpet, you can click here.
For everything around Hairspray Live! you can check our main page.
“Work view @derekhough @nbchairspraylive” – November 16, 2016 Courtesy suemadore IG
“.@derekhough plays Corny Collins in #hairspraylive” – November 16, 2016 Courtesy yahootv twitter
Derek being goofy before the press day for Hairspray Live! – November 16, 2016 Courtesy derekhough snapchat
“just ran into a friend on the streets of baltimore! #hairspray #hairspraylive #cornycollins #tv #musical #usweekly” – November 16, 2016 Courtesy ming383 IG
“Corny Collins” – November 16, 2016 Courtesy us_weekly snapchat
“This morning on @TODAYshow: My interview w/ @HairsprayLive cast members @KChenoweth, @derekhough, @IAMJHUD, @MaddieBaillio & @ArianaGrande.” – November 16, 2016 Courtesy joefryer twitter
“Press day with the peeps #hairsprayLive” – November 16, 2016 courtesy derekhough IG
“Kenny Leon and Derek Hough hanging on the set of @HairsprayLive.” – November 16, 2016 Courtesy mruggieriajc twitter
“More From #HairsprayLive Event” – November 16, 2016 Courtesy headlineplanet twitter
“@derekhough is one of the coolest guys in #hollywood @HairsprayLive #HairsprayLive @nbc @presspassla” – November 16, 2016 Courtesy ryanhooks92 twitter
“#HairsprayLive is just a few weeks away and @MichelleNBCLA had a chance to chat with @DerekHough about his upcoming role in the live musical. See the full interview on NBCLA.com and tune in for Hairspray Live! on Wednesday, Dec. 7, right here on NBC4.” – November 16, 2016 Courtesy nbcla IG
“Look at that hair 😍🙌 More from the #HairsprayLive red carpet on our Snapchat @younghollywood 🎉 #cornycollins” – November 16, 2016 Courtesy younghollywood IG
“Derek Hough playing Corny Collins in #hairspraylive #redcarpet” – November 16, 2016 Courtesy pride_site IG
“Whaaa the sun is hurting my eyes… oh wait that’s @janetrnepales interviewing #derekhough for #hairspraylive” – November 16, 2016 Courtesy petergonzaga IG
“#BroadwayBlack Behind-The-Scenes @nbchairspraylive” – November 16, 2016 Courtesy broadwayblack IG
- Full Panel: Moderator – Dave Karger
Upper row from left to right: Derek McLane, Harvey Fierstein, Jerry Mitchell and Mary Vogt
Down row from left to right: Kenny Leon, Graig Zadan, Neil Meron and Alex Rudzinski
- Today Show interview with the cast