Good morning, all. Glad Thanksgiving 2020.
In one more reminder of the Covid-19 pandemic’s affect, the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York is continuous, however with out the crowds and a whole lot of volunteers who make it occur yearly.
The parade will, nonetheless, nonetheless air in dwelling rooms throughout the nation as you Zoom with grandma and grandpa over turkey and pumpkin pie. (Hopefully they’ve discovered find out how to use Zoom by now.)
The 94th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will reduce on its typical 2.5-mile route as a way to stop massive crowds. It can journey from Central Park West to Herald Sq..
As a substitute of getting 80-100 handlers, some balloons can be outfitted with a “specifically rigged anchor tether framework of 5 specialty automobiles,” according to Macy’s and NBC.
As a result of it was filmed in segments, the one strategy to see the parades, performances and commentary is on TV and on-line.
The way to Watch:
This yr’s parade will air from 9 a.m.- midday ET, Thursday, Nov. 26, on NBC and Telemundo.
Who’s internet hosting the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?
“Immediately” hosts Hoda Kotb, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker will host for NBC. Adamari Lopez, Rodner Figueroa, Jessica Carrillo and Nastassja Bolivar will host for Telemundo. Mario Lopez is internet hosting the Verizon stream.
Who’s performing/showing on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?
Jimmy Fallon and the Roots are slated to open the present. Others embrace Broadway reveals “Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Occasions of the Temptations,” “Hamilton,” “Imply Women” and “Jagged Little Tablet,” in addition to the Radio Metropolis Rockettes, Patti LaBelle, Dolly Parton, Leslie Odom Jr., Bebe Rexha, Jordin Sparks, Sebastián Yatra, Brett Younger, Pentatonix, the forged and Muppets of Sesame Road, CNCO, Sofia Carson, Lauren Alaina, Ally Brooke, Tori Kelly and Karol G. Oh, and Santa, after all.
New balloons for 2020: Boss Child and the Pink Titan from “Ryan’s World.” Returning balloons embrace Pikachu, Astronaut Snoopy, the Sinclair Oil Dino, Elf on the Shelf, “Diary of a Wimpy Child,” the Pillsbury Doughboy, Ronald McDonald, Chase from “Paw Patrol,” SpongeBob SquarePants, Smokey the Bear, Go Bowling balloonicles, Hugg, Bjorn, Jojo and Fleck from “The Christmas Chronicles: Half Two” on Netflix, Love Flies As much as the Sky by Yayoi Kusama, The Nutcracker and “Trolls.”
The CBS Thanksgiving Day Celebration
Along with the Macy’s Parade, CBS is providing a “Thanksgiving Day Celebration” on the identical time, from 9 a.m.-noon. It can air on CBS-TV and CBS All Access. Hosts are “Leisure Tonight’s” Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight. It can air segments from earlier parades, in addition to celeb interviews.
Among the many performances: Nation stars Maddie & Tae, in addition to Mickey Guyton; casts of the hit Broadway musicals “Pricey Evan Hansen” and “Come From Away.”
Frazier and Knight additionally will join with celebrities about their vacation plans, together with Phil Keoghan (The Amazing Race and Tough As Nails), Folake Olowofoyeku (Bob Hearts Abishola), Lina Esco (S.W.A.T.), and Erich Bergen (Madam Secretary), amongst others.
The way to Watch:
Fubo (7-day free trial)
Nationwide Canine Present:
After the parade, stick round to watch the annual National Dog Show, which is able to function three new canine breeds this yr. It will likely be broadcast on NBC, and yow will discover it on fubo and Hulu.
— to www.mlive.com