Press Release - 8.29.16
getTV PRESENTS ENCORE: BEHIND THE SCENES WITH BARBRA STREISAND, A ONE-HOUR LOOK AT THE MAKING OF HER NEW ALBUM, TONIGHT AT 8 P.M. ET AND 11 P.M. ET
Alec Baldwin Narrates this Unforgettable Hour, as Streisand Performs Broadway Standards with Hugh Jackman, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Melissa McCarthy & More
CULVER CITY, CA – Mon., August 29, 2016 – getTV salutes one of the greatest icons of both stage and screen with the one-hour ENCORE: BEHIND THE SCENES WITH BARBRA STREISAND, airing tonight at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT.
In ENCORE: BEHIND THE SCENES WITH BARBRA STREISAND, Oscar®-winning entertainer Barbra Streisand takes viewers behind the scenes of her latest album, “ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway,” where she returns to her Broadway roots to perform beloved standards with some of Hollywood’s biggest names. ENCORE: BEHIND THE SCENES WITH BARBRA STREISAND is narrated by Alec Baldwin, who also performs with Streisand, and features priceless anecdotes as the multi-talented songstress opens up about her legendary career, provides insight on these timeless classics, and explains why she chose this impressive roster of all-star guests to join her.
Highlights of these inspired pairings include Marvin Hamlisch’s “At The Ballet,” with Anne Hathaway and Daisy Ridley; “Any Moment Now,” with Hugh Jackman; Irving Berlin’s “Anything You Can Do,” with Melissa McCarthy; “Pure Imagination,” with Seth MacFarlane; Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” with Jamie Foxx; Stephen Sondheim’s “Take Me To The World,” with Antonio Banderas; and “The Best Thing That Ever Has Happened,” with Alec Baldwin; among others. “ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway” was released by Columbia Records on Friday, August 26.
“Barbra Streisand is one of the greatest talents in the history of music,” said Jeff Meier, SVP of Programming, getTV. “With this unique opportunity, viewers not only get a glimpse inside her creative process as she prepares to release her latest album, but they also get to see a different side of some of Hollywood’s most beloved stars as they tackle some of Broadway’s most enduring songs. getTV is proud to broadcast ENCORE: BEHIND THE SCENES WITH BARBRA STREISAND, for music lovers and movie buffs of all ages to discover and enjoy.”