NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI)–Kellie Pickler, Kristin Chenoweth and the stars of “Duck Dynasty” are to take part in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, NBC announced.
Also confirmed to appear at the Nov. 28 event are Carrie Underwood, the Big Apple Circus, Cherokee National Youth Choir, Chica and the gang from Sprout, Cirque du Soleil, Gavin DeGraw, Brett Eldredge, Fall Out Boy, Jimmy Fallon and the Roots with the cast of “Sesame Street,” Fifth Harmony, Florida Georgia Line, Goo Goo Dolls, Ariana Grande, Jack Hannah, Megan Hilty, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Sandra Lee, Cher Lloyd, Austin Mahone, Richard Simmons, Mannheim Steamroller, Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, NFL icons Bart Oates, Amani Toomer and Hines Ward, NHL stars Cam Neely and Mike Richter, and the Radio City Rockettes.
“Today” hosts Matt Lauer, Al Roker and Savannah Guthrie are to preside over the festivities.
“For millions of families each year, Thanksgiving Day isn’t complete without tuning in to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,” Doug Vaughan, executive vice president of special programs and late night for NBC Entertainment, said in a statement. “We are thrilled to once again broadcast this national celebration to kick off the holiday season.”