One of the earliest announced television specials for 2015 now has a trailer — A Very Murray Christmas is Bill Murray’s idea of a Christmas special and it is produced by and coming to Netflix this December 4th: Set inside New York City’s iconic Carlyle hotel, A Very Murray Christmas opens with Murray preparing to host a live, international holiday broadcast. After a blizzard shuts down the production, he makes the best of the situation by singing and celebrating with friends, hotel employees and anyone else who drops by. The guests, of course, are all celebrities — Paul Shaffer, George Clooney, Miley Cyrus, Amy Poehler, etc.
It’s Bill Murray, it’s Netflix and it’s all Christmas. And it appears to have captured all the early buzz for Christmas on television 2015. Coming to Netflix and produced in conjunction with director Sofia Coppola the special reported stars George Clooney, Miley Cyrus, Amy Pohler, Maya Rudolph and, of course, Bill Murray. Clooney talked about it in a recent visit to the retiring David Letterman: Paul [Shaffer, Letterman’s band leader] and I just did a Bill Murray Christmas special. I sit on a piano bench with Paul and pretend to sing, which they don’t let me. And I rode in a sleigh with Miley Cyrus being pulled by the Rockettes. The special will feature celebrities bringing our favorite Christmas carolsRead more