via press release:
IN NBC NEWS’ HARRY POTTER: THE MAKING OF DIAGON ALLEY MEREDITH VIEIRA EXPLORES THE HARRY POTTER PHENOMENON W/ EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO ITS NEW INCARNATION
NEW YORK – June 26, 2014 – In anticipation of the July 8th Grand Opening of Universal Orlando Resort’s newest theme park experience, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, Meredith Vieira will host Harry Potter: The Making of Diagon Alley, an NBC News primetime special produced by Peacock Productions. Vieira gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the design and construction of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, the latest manifestation of the multi-billion dollar cultural phenomenon of Harry Potter.
Harry Potter: The Making of Diagon Alley chronicles the remarkable four year journey leading up to the highly anticipated unveiling of the new theme park experience. Meredith Vieira details the tremendous global effort and groundbreaking technology involved in creating Diagon Alley, from the initial conception, development and construction of the biggest attractions, down to the most fascinating details of the massive operation.
The NBC News primetime special provides behind-the-scenes access and interviews with the cast of the Harry Potter films, including Bonnie Wright and James and Oliver Phelps, as well as in-depth interviews with the creative team that brought J.K. Rowling’s enchanted world to life.
Universal Orlando Resort and NBC News are both owned by NBCUniversal. Harry Potter: The Making of Diagon Alley is produced by NBC News’ Peacock Productions. Sharon Scott is President and General Manager, Elizabeth Waller is Executive Producer, Andy Cashman is Senior Producer of Peacock Productions.