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Monday, October 12, 2009

Broadway on TV, Part III - Fridays & Sundays

This is the last in the series of blogs about Broadway stars on TV this season. Today, I’ll discuss Fridays and Sundays – the networks don’t air much more than sports and repeats of the week’s hits on Saturdays, so I’ll skip that night. And besides, what better night to enjoy live theatre than Saturday!?

Of course, Law & Order and Ugly Betty alone keep most Broadway actors in paychecks what with their guest appearances! Tune in any week and you might see Cheyenne Jackson, Bernadette Peters, Kerry Butler or Carol Burnett!

Friday, NBC: Law & Order
  • Sam Waterston - Abe Lincoln in Illinois; Benefactors

  • S. Epatha Merkerson - Come Back, Little Sheba; The Piano Lesson

Honorable Mention from Past Seasons:

  • Jesse L. Martin - RENT
  • Jerry Orbach - Promises, Promises; 42nd Street, Chicago

Friday, FOX: ‘Til Death
  • Joely Fisher - Grease; Cabaret


Friday, ABC: Ugly Betty
  • Vanessa Williams - Into the Woods; Kiss of the Spider Woman; Sondheim on Sondheim


Friday, CBS: Numb3rs
  • Judd Hirsch - I’m Not Rappaport; Art



Sunday, ABC: Desperate Housewives

  • Felicity Huffman - Speed the Plow

  • Dana Delany - Translations

  • Kyle MacLaughlan - The Caretaker
Sunday, CBS: Three Rivers
  • Alfre Woodard - The Drowning Crow

Sunday, CBS: Cold Case
  • Tracie Thoms - RENT – Broadway & Film



Sunday, ABC: Brothers and Sisters
  • Sally Field - The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?

  • Calista Flockhart - The Glass Menagerie
  • Ron Rifkin - Cabaret, Broken Glass

  • Denis O’Hare - Take Me Out, Sweet Charity, Assassins

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