NBC’s live ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ pushed to 2018
NEW YORK — NBC is saying byebye this year to its tradition of an annual live holiday musical. The network confirming that “Bye Bye Birdie’’ has been pushed from its announced December airdate into 2018. No new airdate was announced.
The production is still to star Jennifer Lopez in this homage to 1950s rock ‘n’ roll mania. But Lopez is currently juggling two series on NBC — the new “World of Dance’’ competition and her police drama, “Shades of Blue’’ — as well as other projects.