NBC Sets Sights on May Sweeps With 'Rosemary's Baby' THR
NBC’s miniseries “Rosemary’s Baby” has set a due date during the May sweeps, The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports.
The four-hour miniseries, which stars Zoe Saldana as Rosemary, will debut Sunday, May 11 -- Mother's Day -- at 9 p.m. The two-hour finale will air Thursday, May 15, at 9 p.m.
The project is a new adaptation of the 1967 novel by Ira Levin. In the NBC version, a young couple -- played by Saldana and Jason Isaacs -- move into a Paris apartment building and are soon expecting a child. But Rosemary becomes suspicious about her neighbors and her husband’s plans for the baby.
“Rosemary’s Baby” will be facing competition from Showtime’s debut of “Penny Dreadful” on May 11, as well as the finales for ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” and “Revenge,” while on the 15th, the project will go up against season finales for shows including ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” and CBS’s “Elementary,” the report notes.