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ABC Sets Broadcast Date for 'Dirty Dancing' Remake

By   Posted 1.13.2017   Announcements, #DirtyDancing, #AbigailBreslin

The principal cast has also been announced.

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Abigail Breslin (Helga Esteb /

Dirty Dancing, a three-hour filmed musical event based on the hit 1987 film, will make its debut on ABC May 24 at 8 PM ET, according to

The cast will feature Abigail Breslin as Baby, Debra Messing as Marjorie Houseman, Bruce Greenwood as Dr. Jake Houseman, Nicole Scherzinger as Penny, Colt Prattes as Johnny, Sarah Hyland as Lisa Houseman, Tony Roberts as Max Kellerman, Trevor Einhorn as Neil, Shane Harper as Robbie Gould, J. Quinton Johnson as Marco, Beau “Casper” Smart as Billy, Katey Sagal as Vivian Pressman, and Billy Dee Williams as Tito.

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