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The Sound of Snark – er, Music – Takes Over Twitter

The Most Important Thing Online: The Sound of Music Takes Over Twitter

Originally posted 12/06/2013 02:00PM

The Sound of Music sounds suspiciously like the sound of snark.

Thursday night, the new version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical – which was later turned into the iconic 1965 movie starring Julie Andrews – aired live on NBC, with Carrie Underwood and True Blood's Stephen Moyer filling the shoes of Maria and Captain Von Trapp.

But, according to Twitter, the new Sound of Music wasn't really one of viewers' favorite things.

Everyone from Cameron Diaz to DiGiorno's Pizza got in the act, live-Tweeting commentary on the sets, costumes and, of course, how bad Nazis are (thanks for the insight, Cammie D!).

Check out the best of the night below:

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Sound of Music Live: All the Style High (and Low) Notes! | Carrie Underwood, Joe West

Sound of Music Live: All the Style High (and Low) Notes!

Originally posted 12/06/2013 12:10PM

Carrie Underwood's wedding dress! Stephen Moyer's hair! We rounded up some of the best fashion Tweets from NBC's live musical event!

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PEOPLE's TV Critic: A Live Sound of Music Without Much Life

Sound of Music Live Without Much Life, Says PEOPLE's TV Critic

Originally posted 12/06/2013 06:35AM

NBC's Sound of Music Live!, starring country star and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood as trilling, hill-hiking governess Maria von Trapp, was like a snow globe with scarcely any flakes.

You could turn it upside down and shake it, really shake it, but no magic ever swirled around that plastic Alpine scene.

I can't imagine it supplanting the 1965 movie, with Julie Andrews singing of warm woolen mittens and larks learning to pray in a voice so purely crystalline it can induce brain freeze.

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Carrie Underwood Defends Sound of Music Role: 'I Get Hate Tweets'

Carrie Underwood Defends Sound of Music Role: 'I Get Hate Tweets'

Originally posted 11/26/2013 07:30PM

Carrie Underwood knows she has some big shoes to fill when she steps into the role of Maria in a live TV version of The Sound of Music in December.

She's playing the role made famous by Julie Andrews in the 1965 movie – something that has some die-hard fans up in arms.

"I get hate Tweets and stuff like, 'You're not Julie Andrews!'" the American Idol winner tells Entertainment Weekly.

"I know I'm not Julie," Underwood, 30, says. "Nobody is and I would never pretend that I was … I know my place."

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Stephen Moyer: Twins Poppy and Charlie Are Finally Meeting Their Milestones

Stephen Moyer: Twins Poppy and Charlie Are Finally Meeting Their Milestones

Originally posted 09/25/2013 09:15AM

"Anna's very excited about them walking, and I'm like, 'Just wait – our lives are over once that happens!' " he jokes

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See Carrie Underwood as The Sound of Music's Maria

Carrie Underwood as Maria in The Sound of Music Poster

Originally posted 09/16/2013 07:00PM

The braids are pinned on top of her head, and she's wearing a dirndl – yep, Carrie Underwood certainly looks the part in the newly released poster for The Sound of Music.

The Grammy winner plays Maria, the role made famous by Julie Andrews, in NBC's live production of the beloved musical.

She's starring opposite True Blood's Stephen Moyer, who'll be playing Captain von Trapp, the widower who falls for Maria when she becomes the governess to his seven kids.

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Stephen Moyer Is 'Pretty Good' at Diaper Duty

Stephen Moyer Is 'Pretty Good' at Diaper Duty

Originally posted 09/10/2013 01:00PM

The True Blood actor says twins Charlie and Poppy's personalities are really starting to shine

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Guess Who's playing Capt. Von Trapp to Carrie Underwood's Maria in The Sound of Music | Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer

Stephen Moyer to Join Carrie Underwood on TV's Sound of Music

Originally posted 08/23/2013 04:10PM

The hills are alive … especially at night.

Stephen Moyer, best known as the vampire Bill Compton on HBO's True Blood, will play Capt. Von Trapp to Carrie Underwood's Maria in the live, three-hour NBC production of the beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music, to air Dec. 5, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Depending on how dedicated you are to the 1965 film version of The Sound of Music – which starred Julie Andrews as Maria and Christopher Plummer at the Captain – this may or may not be music to your ears.

English actor Moyer, 43, recently played the role of crooked lawyer Billy Flynn in a Hollywood Bowl production of the musical Chicago. Now he is set to portray the stern Austrian widower who falls for the bubbly governess of his seven children, to be played by Underwood, 30.

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True Blood's Rob Kazinsky Loves His Nude Scenes

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UpdatePosted 07/01/2013 03:15PM

True Blood's Rob Kazinsky: Nude Scenes Are 'Really Fun'

Originally posted 07/01/2013 11:10AM

Most people have nightmares about being naked in public, but not True Blood's Rob Kazinsky. In fact, he looks forward to it.

"The idea of being naked on screen was really intimidating," the British actor, 29, tells PEOPLE about filming love scenes for his new role as the "half-fairy," Ben Flynn, on the HBO vampire hit. "But after your first time it becomes really fun and incredibly freeing and empowering."

Kazinsky admits that his foray into the frequent nudity on the Sunday night series was made all the easier thanks to his costar in the scene, Anna Paquin.

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Stephen Moyer Says Directing Naked True Blood Costars Is a Lot of Fun

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Stephen Moyer Loves Directing His True Blood Costars Naked

Originally posted 06/13/2013 04:00PM

Stephen Moyer has been stripping down for years on True Blood. But for some episodes of the new season, he was in charge of getting his costars naked, too – and found that just as enjoyable.

"It was a lot of fun doing three hours of makeup and getting into complete red-blob land, and then directing my fellow actors naked. That was a lot of fun," Moyer said Tuesday at the HBO vampire show's season 6 premiere at Hollywood's Cinerama Dome at the Arclight.

Moyer, 43, who tries his hand at directing this season – which kicks off Sunday (9 p.m. ET) – says he's very understanding with the other actors when it comes to the pressure of baring all for the cameras.

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