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2015 Macy’s Parade Start Time, Channel and Broadway Musicals & 'The Wiz Live'

By James Knight J.knight@classicalite.com on Nov 26, 2015 07:10 AM EST

It is finally here. The 89th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is just around the corner and there couldn’t be a better way to start off the Holidays. This year viewers get treated to musical numbers from some of Broadway’s best, including Fiddler on The Roof and Something Rotten as well as a look at the upcoming production of The Wiz Live. Check the report below to find out all the details including what channel the 2015 parade comes on and what time it starts.

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be broadcast live on NBC.

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade draws in some pretty big names. The official NBC website list the stars you can expect to see:

“Stars of film, television, stage, sports and music will provide the nation with first-class performances. Joining the festivities this year are Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, Mariah Carey, Dove Cameron and Sofia Carson, Cirque du Soleil, Daughtry, Andra Day, Andy Grammer, Sandra Lee, Shawn Mendes, MercyMe, Mipso, Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell, Jennifer Nettles, NHL legends Mark and Marty Howe, Jake Owen, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T's, Rachel Platten, Questlove with the cast and the Muppets of Sesame Street, Prince Royce, the cast of Broadway's School of Rock, Trey Songz, Jordin Sparks, Chica and the gang from Sprout and Train.”

Of course the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade would not be the same without its famous musical performances. The parade has been known to draw massive amounts of attention to the Broadway shows featured on it. The website goes on to list the shows that theater goers are bound to flock to:

“The Radio City Rockettes will help kick off the festivities, which will also showcase theatrical productions Fiddler on the Roof, Finding Neverland, The King & I, On Your Feet! and Something Rotten. In addition, spectators will get a sneak preview performance from NBC's The Wiz Live!, which premieres Thursday, December 3 (8 p.m. ET/PT).”

What musical number are you looking forward to seeing the most? Which celebrity do you want to see freezing their a** off? What is your favorite part about the parade? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section at the bottom of the page.

The 89th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade starts at 9:00 p.m. in all time zones.

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