Carol Burnett will appear this weekend in a performance of Stephen Sondheim's Putting It Together, to be taped by the Broadway Television Network (BTN).
This is the second HDTV taping of a Broadway show by the recently launched BTN. The first was Smokey Joe's Cafe.
A BTN source confirmed that Burnett will be performing. The popular star was reportedly injured recently and has been occasionally spelled in the show by friend Kathy Lee Gifford
Further details are expected from BTN soon.
As reported earlier, Broadway Television Network was launched Jan. 18 in New York City at the Sony Wonder Technology Lab's HD Theatre. The Pay Per-View (PPV) network is exclusively dedicated to the "worldwide marketing of Broadway productions." BTN programming will be presented under the umbrella banner, "Live from Broadway, One Night Only." BTN is run by Kay Kopolvitz, former chairman and CEO of USA Networks; founder and CEO Bruce Brandwen, who is the executive producer of the first PPV presentation from Broadway -- Sophisticated Ladies; creative director for television Don Roy King, who was an Emmy Award winning creative director at CBS as well BTN's creative director for stage; and the Tony Award-winning theatre veteran, Jerry Zaks.