Viral web hit “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog” is finally making its television debut. Starring Neil Patrick Harris as the villainous Dr. Horrible, Nathan Fillion as guileless superhero Captain Hammer, and Felicia Day as Penny, their love interest, the show will debut as an hour-long special on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 9 p.m. EST on The CW.
The three-act online musical series, helmed by genre genius Joss Whedon, became a cult favorite in 2008.
Whedon directed, with writing credits to Maurissa Tancharden, Jed Whedon, Joss Whedon and Zack Whedon, with music by Jed Whedon and Joss Whedon. It won a Creative Arts Emmy Award in 2009 for Outstanding Special Class – Short-format Live-Action Entertainment Programs.
The series is available on iTunes via its official site. Will you tune in to watch the series on a big(ger) screen this fall?