Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, commonly shortened to Cinderella, is a 1997 American made-for-television romantic musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Television and Storyline Entertainment. It stars Brandy Norwood as the title character, with Whitney Houston, Paolo Montalban, Bernadette Peters, Whoopi Goldberg, Victor Garber and Jason Alexander. It is a remake of Rodgers & Hammerstein's television movie musical, and the only one of the three versions to be shot on film. It was adapted by Robert L. Freedman and directed by Robert Iscove, with choreography by Rob Marshall, and was produced by Whitney Houston and Debra Martin Chase. It was part of a revival of The Wonderful World of Disney series, on Disney-owned ABC, and aired on November 2, 1997. It received mixed reviews from critics, but was the #1 show of the week, with over 60 million viewers. It became the highest-rated TV musical "in years".