Merry holidays, everybody! Some say Christmas festivities start the day after Thanksgiving, however the fact is, not a single “Ho, Ho, Ho” needs to be muttered earlier than America’s best Christmas custom: the annual lighting of the tree in New York Metropolis’s Rockefeller Heart. The tree for 2020 is a 75-foot tall Norway Spruce, which housed a minimum of one owl (who was safely released again into the wild, however oh the tales she’s going to be capable to inform her associates!).
After all, issues will look a little bit totally different this 12 months for the reason that coronavirus is placing coal in our stockings. There might be no public attendance on the occasion — which is happening 12 months 88! — however it’s going to nonetheless air on NBC as a part of the official yearly gala, Christmas in Rockefeller Center. NBC’s Right this moment anchors — Hoda Kotb, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, and Craig Melvin — would be the official emcees for the night with performances from artists like Kelly Clarkson, Goo Goo Dolls, Jimmy Fallon, and extra.
The published will air stay on the East Coast on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 8/7c on NBC, however in the event you’re seeking to simply tune in for the precise lighting, it is slated to happen round 9/8c, in the course of the printed. For all you West Coast of us, the present might be tape-delayed and aired once more at Eight PT.
In case you’re a cord-cutter who thinks stay TV is for dummies, you may tune in on-line by way of NBC Stay and the NBC App.
Time: Wednesday, Dec. 2, 8-10 p.m. ET/PT.
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