Tonight is what many people consider the kick off event to the Christmas holidays when NBC broadcasts the lighting of the tree at Rockefeller Center. The special “Christmas in Rockefeller Center, now in its 16th year, features holiday music and fun from some of our favorite celebrities. Hosted by “Today” hosts Al Roker and Savannah Guthrie, the special is chock full of big time performers. Let’s take a look at the synopsis from NBC to get a better idea of what’s in store tonight for the big tree lighting event.
NBC once again heralds the arrival of the holidays with a dazzling display of musical talent and the lighting of the world’s most famous Christmas tree during the 16th annual “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” telecast.
The star-studded 81st annual tree lighting extravaganza will feature musical guests including Mary J. Blige, Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Goo Goo Dolls, Ariana Grande and Jewel performing current hits and holiday classics from Rockefeller Center in New York City. Prior to the network special, WNBC, NBC’s New York flagship station, and other NBC stations will broadcast an additional live hour of the special, 7-8 PM ET. “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” is produced by Brad Lachman Productions with Lachman serving as executive producer. Bill Bracken produces.
Mary J. Blige, the Queen of New York, and Mariah Carey, the ultimate Diva, on one stage is reason enough to tune in. Throw in Kelly Clarkson, the Goo Goo Dolls, and new comer Ariana Grande and you have quite a show in store for the holiday season. Be apart of tonight’s Christmas special by following the below info.
Date: Wednesday, December 4th
Episode Title: “Christmas in Rockefeller Center”
Start Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
Online Stream: NBC.com