and its creator Mel Brooks will be featured on three NBC news programs this week: "The Today Show," "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" and "Weekend Today."
The musical version of the famous Brooks film comedy opens at Broadway's Hilton Theatre Nov. 8.
On Nov. 8 "The Today Show" will broadcast excerpts from an exclusive interview NBC news anchor Brian Williams conducted with Mel Brooks. The "Today Show" segment will air between 8:30-9 AM (ET).
On the evening of Nov. 8, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" will air a profile of Brooks during its 6:30 (ET) broadcast.
On Sunday morning, Nov. 11, "Weekend Today" will air a Young Frankenstein
feature including interviews with Brooks, director-choreographer Susan Stroman and principals Megan Mullally, Andrea Martin and Fred Applegate. "Weekend Today" airs 8-9 AM (ET).
Broadcast dates and times subject to change. Check your local TV listings. Previously on NBC, the cast of Young Frankenstein
performed three musical numbers on "The Today Show" on its special Halloween broadcast. Those numbers can be viewed online at http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/3041478/