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Where to Watch the 2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Published on November 22nd, 2018 | Updated on November 22nd, 2018 | By FanFest

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is. Thanksgiving Highlight, and it’s in full swing.

If you’re switching channels, or running to and from the cooking bird, here’s what you need to know about it.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (NBC)

When it airs: 9 a.m. to noon Eastern time

Where: New York City

Hosts: Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Al Roker of the “Today” show.

Performers: Kelly Clarkson, Rita Ora, Barenaked Ladies, Pentatonix, Kane Brown, Sugarland, Ashley Tisdale, Leona Lewis, John Legend, Carly Pearce, Martina McBride, Ella Mai, Tegan Marie, Bazzi, Ally Brooke, Bad Bunny, Anika Noni Rose, Mackenzie Ziegler and more. Plus, Diana Ross with her children and extended family: Tracee Ellis Ross, Rhonda Ross, Chudney Ross, Ross Naess and Evan Ross, with his wife, Ashlee Simpson.

Noteable Bonus: Some of the top Broadway shows will perform with their casts outside Macy’s on NBC, along with the Rockettes.


Thanksgiving Day Parade (CBS)

When: 9 AM to noon ET

Where: New York City

Hosts: Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight of “Entertainment Tonight.”

Performances: The casts of Broadway musicals “Dear Evan Hansen” and “King Kong.”

Bonus: Stars of CBS dramas (Erich Bergen from “Madam Secretary,” Joe Regalbuto from “Murphy Brown,” Sela Ward from “FBI”) will stop by to chat.

Note that each network should show each float and balloon, but it all depends on their locations on the parade route. You’ll most likely catch them on on either network.

Happy Thanksgiving, and enjoy the parade! What are you most looking forward to?


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