'The Wiz Live!' To Be Released On DVD

(AllHipHop News) NBC’s The Wiz Live! was a hit. The broadcast brought in 11.5 million viewers and set a Nielsen Twitter record as the most tweeted special program. Viewers will soon be able to own a copy of the show.

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On December 22, 2015, The Wiz Live! will be released on DVD. The modern remake of the Tony winning 1975 Broadway play stars Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Common, Ne-Yo, David Alan Grier, Stephanie Mills, Elijah Kelley, and Shanice Williams as Dorothy. Kenny Leon served as director.

The Wiz Live! also earned favorable reviews. It was considered a major improvement from the previous NBC live adaptations of Sound Of Music and Peter Pan. Both of those productions were universally panned.

'The Wiz Live!' To Be Released On DVD

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Watch highlights from The Wiz Live! below.