About the Holiday Special

Nov. 10, 2020

THE CBS THANKSGIVING DAY CELEBRATION” HOSTED BY “ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT’S” KEVIN FRAZIER AND KELTIE KNIGHT TO FEATURE PERFORMANCES, CELEBRITY INTERVIEWS AND HIGHLIGHTS OF THE BEST MOMENTS FROM PAST THANKSGIVING DAY PARADES,

THURSDAY NOV. 26

 

New Performances by Country Stars Maddie & Tae and Mickey Guyton, Along with the Casts of the Hit Broadway Musicals “Dear Evan Hansen” and “Come From Away”

Also Featuring New Interviews with CBS Stars Phil Keoghan, Folake Olowofoyeku,

Lina Esco, Erich Bergen and More

Start your holidays with THE CBS THANKSGIVING DAY CELEBRATION hosted by ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT’s Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight, Thursday, Nov. 26, on the CBS Television Network. The special will be broadcast 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, live ET/8:00-11:00 AM, live CT/7:00-10:00 AM, live MT/1:00 PM-4:00 PM, delayed PT.

While there will not be a traditional parade this year due to the global pandemic, the ritual of waking up and watching the parade will continue as Frazier and Knight celebrate the holiday and take viewers on a tour of the most popular balloons, floats and highlights from years past, including the iconic Santa Claus.

In addition, the special will feature new musical performances and celebrity interviews. Country stars Maddie & Tae will perform their new song “Merry Married Christmas,” and Mickey Guyton will perform a rendition of “O Holy Night.” Plus, casts of the hit Broadway musicals “Dear Evan Hansen” perform “You Will Be Found;” and cast members of “Come From Away” perform “Somewhere in the Middle of Nowhere.” Also, Frazier and Knight will chat with celebrities about their holiday plans, including Phil Keoghan, host of THE AMAZING RACE and TOUGH AS NAILS; Folake Olowofoyeku, star of the hit comedy BOB ABISHOLA; Lina Esco, star of fan favorite drama S.W.A.T.; Erich Bergen from “Madam Secretary,” and others.

Emmy Award-winning producers Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss (“The Tony Awards”) are executive producers for THE THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE ON CBS. Weiss will also direct.

ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is a multi-platform entertainment news brand, with a cross-screen portfolio that includes the #1 entertainment newsmagazine on television with nearly 4 million viewers daily, the 24/7 streaming network ET Live, and a top entertainment news network online, delivering more than 150 million video views per month. ETonline.com averages 20 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S. per comScore, while ET’s social audience reaches more than 70 million U.S. users monthly.

CHEAT TWEET: The tradition of waking up on Thanksgiving morning with the parade continues! @KevinFrazier @KeltieKnight take viewers on a journey through the best moments of past parades, PLUS new music performances and celebrity interviews. #CBS 11/26! https://bit.ly/36qxGim

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Press Contacts:

Kate Fisher

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Mallory Mason

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Photo Contact:

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Press:

Kate Fisher
212-975-3818
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Mallory Mason
818-655-1596
mallory.mason@cbs.com

 

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