Thanksgiving Day on NBC
On Thursday, November 23, the world-renowned Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off the holiday season with its 91st march down the streets of New York City. Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker of NBC's "Today" will anchor the broadcast. The procession will feature a star-studded cast who will celebrate the holiday with America, including 98 Degrees, Lauren Alaina, Cam, Sabrina Carpenter, Andra Day and Common, Sara Evans, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots, Flo Rida, Goo Goo Dolls, Kat Graham, Andy Grammer, Angelica Hale, Olivia Holt, Nicky Jam, Wyclef Jean, Bravo's Top Chef stars Padma Lakshmi and Tom Colicchio, Patti LaBelle, Dustin Lynch, Miss America 2018 Cara Mund, Leslie Odom Jr. and the cast and Muppets of Sesame Street, Bebe Rexha, Smokey Robinson, JoJo Siwa and more.
Broadway performances from the casts of "Anastasia," "Dear Evan Hansen," "Once on This Island" and "SpongeBob SquarePants - The Broadway Musical" will highlight this year's broadcast, and the show-stopping Radio City Rockettes will bring their signature high-kicking magic to Herald Square. International superstar Gwen Stefani will give a special performance of "White Christmas." In addition, a host of stars will be showcased "Dancing in the Streets" at various locations across the country in anticipation of the parade as part of the NBC opening broadcast. Featured stars will include Harry Connick Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Harvey, Jane Krakowski, Gaten Matarazzo, Chrissy Metz, John O'Hurley, Martha Stewart and Thalía, who will dance and sing in the out-of-this-world kick-off to the pomp and pageantry. Telemundo will simulcast the parade in Spanish, with the event hosted by Carlos Ponce, Jessica Carrillo and Karim Mendiburu.