NBC is going all out with this year’s live adaptation, taking The Wiz Live! and set to feature the likes of Queen Latifah, Uzo Aduba, and Common as The Wiz, Glinda, and The Bouncer, respectively.
The holiday spectacle is set to be a ratings bonanza for NBC, which is adapting the show from the Tony Award-winning musical from 1975 that starred a young Diana Ross and Michael Jackson.
The production also stars the star wattage of Ne-Yo, Mary J. Blige, Amber Riley, David Alan Grier, Stephanie Mills, and newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy.
The Wiz Live! airs on December 3rd on NBC. Check your local listings for times.