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    ABC Confirms ‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake

    Will we have the time of our lives? Following its success with The Wiz Live! — which drew 11.5 million viewers — the broadcasting giant is breathing new life into the 1987 Patrick Swazye hit with a three-hour musical adaptation. No word yet on a release date, or who will play dance instructor Johnny. But this rendition will test whether 19-year-old Abigail Breslin has all the right moves as the awkward teenage heroine, Baby — and whether Glee songwriters Adam Anders and Peer Astrom can corner the nostalgia market.

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