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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

  • Premiered: 
    November 25, 1948
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  • Network: NBC
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Parade
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
  • Subject Matter: Holiday
  • Tags: Thanksgiving

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Plot Synopsis

Each Thanksgiving morning since 1948, NBC has broadcast the MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE. For 2017, the 91st annual parade -- hosted by the TODAY SHOW's Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker -- was broadcast from 9am-Noon in all time zones, featuring the world-famous Radio City Rockettes, performances from Broadway musicals ("Anastasia," "Dear Evan Hansen," "Once on This Island," and "SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical"), Gwen Stefani, Patti LaBelle, 98 Degrees, Lauren Alaina, Cam, Sabrina Carpenter, Andra Day & Common, Sara Evans, Jimmy Fallon & The Roots, Flo Rida, Goo Goo Dolls, Kat Graham, Andy Grammer, Angelica Hale, Olivia Holt, Nicky Jam, Wyclef Jean, and a host of stars showcasing "Dancing in the Streets" from various locations across the country -- Harry Connick Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Harvey, Jane Krakowski, Gaten Matarazzo, Chrissy Metz, John O'Hurley, Martha Stewart and Thalia -- who dance and sing to kick off the pomp and pageantry. As the restyled song unfolds, the show arrives at Herald Square opening atop Macy's famed red star mark on 34th Street, where host of groups join the impromptu party including the Rockettes, as well as dancers for The Teen Company and Malloy/CAP21; among other parade participants. Rounding out the lineup of stars will be the Parade's signature elements. The 91st march of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will also feature 17 giant character balloons; 28 legacy balloons, balloonicles, balloonheads and trycaloons; 26 floats; 1100 cheerleaders and dancers; more than 1000 clowns; 12 marching bands and 6 performance groups.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Brad Lachman Productions


  • - Manhattan, New York USA