NBC kicks off the most wonderful time of the year live with “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” airing November 28th, and the annual lighting of New York City’s Christmas tree.
To help celebrate the festivities, Diana Ross, Tony Bennett & Diana Krall, Brett Eldredge, Darci Lynne Farmer, John Legend, Martina McBride, Pentatonix and Kellie Pickler will al perform at the event.
The special holiday event with be co-hosted by NBC’s “Today” anchors Hoda Kotb, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Craig Melvin.
“The 86th annual holiday special will celebrate the lighting of a 72-foot tall, 45-foot wide Norway Spruce from Wallkill, N.Y. The tree weighs approximately 12 tons and is approximately 75 years old,” according to NBC’s press release. “It will be adorned with more than 50,000 multi-colored LEDs on approximately five miles of wire and topped with a new Swarovski star designed by architect Daniel Libeskind. The new three-dimensional star is 9 feet 4 inches in diameter, weighs approximately 900 pounds and features 70 spikes covered in 3 million Swarovski crystals.”
Don’t miss the live broadcast of “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” Wednesday, November 28 at 8pm ET on NBC.
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