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18 Reasons to Watch NBC’s The Wiz: Live! Tonight

18 Reasons to Watch NBC’s ‘The Wiz: Live!’ Tonight

18 Reasons to Watch NBC’s ‘The Wiz: Live!’ Tonight
Alexander_Kirk

NBC’s The Wiz: Live! is almost here and the anticipation is absolutely killing us. If you haven’t been persuaded to hunker down and watch one of the most beloved fairytales come to life on your television screen, let us convince you.

Here are the 18 reasons why you should definitely watch The Wiz: Live!.

1. The fucking cast

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2. Queen Latifah

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3. Mary J. Blige

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4. Elijah Kelly

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5. David Alan Greer

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6. And Ne-Yo.

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Wait, that's not even the real Ne-Yo, which proves my next point.

7. The costumes look nuts!

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8. Watch because a star will be born tonight (yaaas Judy Garland reference).

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9. Her name is Shanice Willaims.

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10. The OG Dorothy is returning as Aunt Em.

If you haven’t heard her sing, you’re not living.

11. You LOVED ‘The Wiz’ growing up…

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12. Hell, maybe you’ve never even seen it. 

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13. You love a good belty Broadway number.

14. Or ten.

15. Because every song we've heard and/or seen so far has been MAJOR.

16. Also, Ne-yo wrote a new song just for this version.

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17. Because, because, because, because you’re dying to see how they take us to Oz with no CGI or special effects.

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18. Cause the nostalgia is just too real to ignore.

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19. So make some popcorn and get excited because The Wiz: Live! is going to be everything.

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Alexander Kirk

Alexander is a pop culture fanatic, who loves travelling, Taylor Swift and slaying Twitter, tweet by tweet.

Alexander is a pop culture fanatic, who loves travelling, Taylor Swift and slaying Twitter, tweet by tweet.