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When to catch ‘Hairspray Live!’ on TV

2:27 pm Dec. 7, 2016

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

A few weeks ago, video producer Ryon Horne and I traveled to Los Angeles to spend the day on the NBC set of “Hairspray Live!”

We were there to observe Atlanta’s Kenny

Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson teaming for ‘Hairspray Live!’ duet

10:00 am Nov. 28, 2016

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – When “Hairspray Live!” comes to an end around 11 p.m. Dec. 7, it will be with a special music moment that fans of a couple of mega-lunged singers might not want to miss.

Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson are teaming for the song, “Come So Far,” which was written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman for the 2007 movie version of “Hairspray.”

Although it

Whitney Houston documentary in the works at Showtime

1:57 pm Mar. 15, 2016

There was no shortage of drama in Whitney Houston’s life, so it’s hardly surprising that an inevitable documentary about the fallen superstar is in the works.

Showtime Documentary Films has started production on a Houston film