Tonight, a tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber will air, in honor of his 70th birthday and his many accomplishments. Get to know everything you need to know about the special, what channel it airs on, and how to watch the show online. Read on below.
AIR DATE & TIME: The show airs tonight, on March 28, 2018, from 10 – 11 p.m. ET/PT. Checking TV Guide, no additional air times have been noted.
TV CHANNEL: Tonight’s special will air on the NBC network. Check with your local TV provider (ie. FIOS, Optimum, Time Warner) to find out what channel NBC is in your area. You can also use the NBC channel finder to look for your local stations, which you can find here.
LIVE STREAM: If you don’t have cable or can’t get to a TV, you can watch NBC live online with your computer, phone or streaming device by signing up for one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming services:
Hulu With Live TV: If you want an extensive Netflix-like on-demand streaming library with dozens of exclusives in addition to live TV, Hulu now also offers a bundle of live channels, including NBC (live in select markets). You can sign up for “Hulu with Live TV” right here, and you can then watch a live stream of NBC on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Hulu app.
DirecTV Now: NBC (live in select markets) is included in all four channel packages. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial, and you can then watch NBC live on your computer via the DirecTV Now website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the DirecTV Now app.
FuboTV: NBC (live in select markets) is included in the “Fubo Premier” channel package. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial, and you can then watch NBC live on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the FuboTV app.
Sling TV: NBC (live in select markets) is included in the “Sling Blue” channel package. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial, and you can then watch NBC live on your computer via your browser, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Sling TV app
In addition to being able to watch NBC live via the above streaming services, you can also watch on your computer via NBC.com, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the NBC app. You’ll need to sign in to a TV provider to watch this way, but you can use your Hulu, DirecTV Now, FuboTV or Sling TV credentials to do that.
OFFICIAL NBC SYNOPSIS OF THE PROGRAM: In a festive 70th birthday celebration honoring one of theatre’s most celebrated composers, NBC is set to air “Andrew Lloyd Webber Tribute to a Superstar” … Lloyd Webber, who shaped musical theatre as we know it today, is responsible for some of Broadway’s greatest and most recognizable productions, including “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Evita,” “Sunset Boulevard,” “Cats,” “The Phantom of the Opera,” and “School of Rock.” The evening will include conversation and reflection with Lloyd Webber along with some of today’s most esteemed names in entertainment. The special will feature theatrical legend Glenn Close, music megastar John Legend, who will play the titular role in “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,” Sunday, April 1 on NBC, Broadway revolutionary Lin-Manuel Miranda and an appearance by the Young People’s Chorus of New York City.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS: In celebration of his 70th birthday, Webber has recently released a new album titled, “Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Platinum Collection”. He also came out with an autobiography called “Unmasked.”