The special promises to take viewers into the recording studio with stars Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer as they record the companion soundtrack to the Dec. 5 special live presentation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic.
"The Making of The Sound of Music Live!" will also focus on the casting and rehearsal process of the anticipated live event.
The three-hour Dec. 5 live telecast will feature six-time Grammy winner Underwood as Maria and “True Blood” star Moyer as Capt. Georg von Trapp with Tony Award winners Audra McDonald (Mother Abbess), Laura Benanti (Elsa Schrader) and Christian Borle (Max Dettweiler).
The young cast set to play the von Trapp children are Ariane Rinehart (Liesl), Michael Nigro (Fredrich), Ella Watts-Gorman (Louisa), Joe West (Kurt), Sophia Caruso (Brigitta), Grace Rundhaug (Marta) and Peyton Ella as young Gretl.
The creative team includes production designer Derek McLane, art director Kevin Rupnik and assistant art director Aimee Dombo.
The Sound of Music Live! is produced by Universal Television.
View an extended teaser below: