Glee and Hedwig star Darren Criss will host a multimedia companion viewing experience that will take at-home viewers behind the scenes of NBC’s December 7 broadcast of Hairspray Live!
Starting at 7:30 PM ET, Criss will join Chenoweth and Hayes for the 30-minute NBC special The Countdown to Hairspray Live! Criss will also appear throughout the broadcast to give at-home viewers updates on backstage action from the Universal Studios lot in Los Angeles.
Viewers can also follow along on Facebook, where Criss will host a multi-camera Facebook Live event that will stream for the entirety of the three-hour TV broadcast. The Facebook Live viewing experience promises even more behind-the-scenes access, including moments with the cast, Hairspray fun facts, and fan engagements. Criss will also check in on ’60s-themed viewing parties across the country, including WBAL-TV in Baltimore, MD, where Hairspray is set.