Jim Parsons, star of CBS’ hit sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” and a four-time Emmy winner, will star as Buddy in the one-hour animated special “Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas.” Santa narrates the story of Buddy’s travels to New York to meet the father he never knew he had. Along the way his unrelenting cheer transforms the lives of everyone he meets and opens his father’s eyes to the magic of Christmas. With nine new songs, the special also features a voice cast that includes Mark Hamill, Ed Asner, Fred Armisen, Jay Leno, Matt Lauer, Gilbert Gottfried, Kate Micucci, Rachael MacFarlane, Max Charles and Steve Higgins.
“Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas” airs Tuesday, Dec. 16 on NBC (8-9 p.m. ET/PT).
Get Ready for Elf (Preview)
Jim Parsons stars as everyone’s favorite elf in Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas, Tuesday, December 16 at 8/7c.
Fake Santa (Preview)
It’s a Christmas calamity when Buddy discovers Santa’s not all he’s cracked up to be in this preview from the new animated special “Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas,” premiering December 16 on NBC.
Jim Parsons Talks Buddy (Interview)
Jim Parsons gushes about the joy of voicing Buddy the Elf and the unique challenges of working with stop-motion animation.
Jay Leno Talks Fake Santa (Interview)
As the voice of Fake Santa, Jay Leno chats about voice acting, holiday traditions and his knack for “funny singing.”