Sunday, November 10, 2019

Thanksgiving Day Parade 11/28 on CBS



Special Performance by Country Music Superstar Miranda Lambert 

THE THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE ON CBS will be anchored by ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT’s Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight, live from New York City Thursday, Nov. 28 on the CBS Television Network. The parade 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/9:00 AM-12:00 PM, delayed PT. 

A CBS Thanksgiving tradition in its 59th year, the special will feature portions of the 93rd annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade live from New York City. Country music superstar Miranda Lambert will perform the songs “Bluebird” and “Settling Down” from her recently released new album Wildcard, completing the morning of festivities leading into the holiday season.

Frazier and Knight will anchor from a site along the parade route in New York City. The beloved parade is famous for its gigantic balloons of cartoon character favorites, fantastic floats and lively marching bands from across the country. This will mark the ninth consecutive year Frazier has hosted. Knight is hosting for the fifth time.

As co-host of four-time Emmy Award-winning show ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, Kevin Frazier continues to make an impact on the entertainment industry as a multi-faceted journalist, producer and entrepreneur. He has interviewed Hollywood’s biggest stars, from Oprah Winfrey to Brad Pitt to Will Smith and Beyoncé. Frazier joined ET as co-host in September 2014, coinciding with the beginning of the 34th season.

Frazier began his broadcasting career as a local sports reporter. Prior to joining ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, he served as host of ESPN’s “SportsCenter,” “NBA Shoot Around” and “NBA Fastbreak,” and as co-host of “The FX Sports Show.” Also, he served as a sideline reporter for the “NFL on Fox” telecasts as well as host of the pre-game shows for “NFL on Fox,” “NHL on Fox” and “College Football Saturday.”

Keltie Knight joined the Emmy Award-winning show ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT as a correspondent for the show’s 37th season. Originally, she began her entertainment news career at “The Insider” as the music expert and then as a full-time correspondent. A red carpet regular, Knight has covered numerous events, including the Primetime Emmy Awards, the GRAMMY Awards, the Vanity Fair Oscar party and the MET Gala where she’s received best-dressed mentions in Vogue, Elle, Glamour, US Weekly, People Stylewatch and The New York Times. She has interviewed the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Meryl Streep, Taylor Swift, Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Jennifer Lawrence.

Formerly a Radio City Rockette and a dancer for Kanye West and Beyoncé, Knight began her broadcasting career hosting an episode of CMT’s “Top Twenty Countdown.” Soon after, Knight became the music host for LiveNation and then served as a correspondent for “Fuse News” and “Trending 10.” Also, she appeared as a dance expert on both “Millionaire Matchmaker” and the “Dancing with the Stars Afterparty,” as well as a music expert on “Duets Afterparty.”

In addition to contributing on THE TALK, CNN, HLN and as a moderator for Vanity Fair, Knight has appeared in cameo roles in television and film, including THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS and “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!” In 2016 Knight launched “LadyGang,” a celebrity-driven podcast, along with style expert Jac Vanek and actress Becca Tobin.

Country music superstar Miranda Lambert recently released her highly anticipated and critically praised new studio album Wildcard, which includes her latest country radio single, “It All Comes Out in the Wash.” Lambert is currently on her rotating, all-female “Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars” tour, featuring Maren Morris, Elle King, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack, and the Pistol Annies. Starting in January 2020, she will embark on her Wildcard headlining tour with special guests Cody Johnson and LANCO.

The most decorated artist in the history of the Academy of Country Music, Lambert is the recipient of more than 70 prestigious awards and special honors: 34 ACM Awards (including nine ACM Female Vocalist of the Year Awards), 13 CMA Awards (Country Music Association), two GRAMMY Awards, the Harmony Award (Nashville Symphony), Artist in Residence (Country Music Hall of Fame), the ACM Gene Weed Milestone Award, and ACM Song of the Decade Award. Also, she recently was named 2019 RIAA’s Artist of the Year. 

Lambert has released six studio albums that all debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Album Charts, including the critically acclaimed double record The Weight of These Wings (2016), Platinum (2014), Four The Record (2011), Revolution (2009), Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2007) and Kerosene (2005). Additionally, she has released three albums with her trio, the Pistol Annies. 

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.

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