The 2008 Carolinas' Thanksgiving Day Parade presented by Belk will be marching in uptown Charlotte on November 27 from 10 a.m. - 12 Noon. This year, the parade will start at 10 a.m. so you can come uptown to watch the parade and still have plenty of time to enjoy the rest of Thanksgiving Day with friends and family. You can also watch the parade live on WBTV.com or see a rebroadcast from 4 - 6pm, also on WBTV.
The longest running holiday special in television history celebrates its 44th anniversary in this digitally re-mastered version. Since 1964, millions of families have watched Rudolph and his friends, Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius and the Misfit Toys, save Christmas. The classic "Animagic" special features a world-renowned musical score from Johnny Marks and the voice of legendary performer Burl Ives.
COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT-This prelude to the Grammy Awards on Feb. 8, 2009 will be broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. This one-hour special will include the announcements of nominations in six categories and feature performances by past Grammy winners and nominees. The event will also celebrate the grand opening of The Grammy Museum. Celine Dion, Foo Fighters, B.B. King, John Mayer and Taylor Swift are among those scheduled to perform.
Super-model Heidi Klum, along with top models Alessandra Ambrosio, Selita Ebanks, Doetzen Kroes, Adriana Lima, Marisa Miller, Miranda Kerr and a bevy of other Victoria's Secret Angels, star in this holiday-infused lingerie runway show, which will also include musical performances by Grammy Award-winning star Usher, red carpet interviews, model profiles and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the world's most celebrated fashion show.
Frosty, that "jolly, happy soul" whose old silk hat full of magic has turned him into a musical Christmas legend, once again demonstrates his unique showmanship. Narrated by Jimmy Durante, the special also includes the voices of Jackie Vernon (as Frosty) and Billy De Wolfe (Professor Hinkle).
The magic still in his old silk hat, the holiday season's perennially popular original dancing snowman continues his adventures and skates on the edge of danger. Jonathan Winters is the narrator with John Goodman as the voice of Frosty.
Will Ferrell, James Caan and Mary Steenburgen star in this comedy about a man raised as an elf at the North Pole who is sent to New York in search of his true identity (Theatrical).
Inspirational stories about adoption will be enhanced by performances by Hill, Melissa Etheridge, Gavin Rossdale, Jamie Foxx and others. Kristin Chenoweth, Patricia Heaton, Rene Russo, Martin Short and other celebrities will present stories about adoption.