premiere of Muppets' Wizard of Oz at Tribeca Film Festival
will be free to the public on April 27th, April 30th and May 1st at New
The fourth annual
Tribeca Film Festival will take place from April 19th through May 1st. Of
the hundreds of film entries, there is one that will have Muppet fans gathering
to waiting in line. "The Muppets' Wizard of Oz" is sure to be
popular when it gets its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival before
airing on ABC later in May.
promotional poster for "The Muppets' Wizard of Oz."
film's running time is listed at 88 minuets. Screenings are free (first
come, first serve) and will be on April 27th (7:30 pm), April 30th (7:00
pm) and May 1st (6:00 pm). More details can be found on the festival's
If you can't
make it to New York City to catch the premiere, The movie will air on
network television in mid to late May as part of "The Wonderful World
of Disney", which is Saturday nights at 8/7c on ABC. The exact week
of its airing will not be available until mid-April, after ABC has worked
out the whole line-up for "The Wonderful World of Disney".
report that Disney is working on setting up deals to have the film replayed
over the summer on either ABC Family or the Disney Channel, but nothing
also plans for a home video and DVD release of the film soon after its
TV debut in May. The Oz DVD will likely be released this fall.
Note: If you are able to attend one of the Oz' screenings,
please let us know through
our feedback section. We're looking for a few folks in attendance
to write a review of the film.
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