AMERICA'S ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DAY KICK-OFF, "THE THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE ON CBS," WILL BE ANCHORED LIVE BY "THE EARLY SHOW'S" HANNAH STORM AND DAVE PRICE FROM THE HARD ROCK CAFE IN THE HEART OF NEW YORK'S TIMES SQUARE, THURSDAY, NOV. 23 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

Neil Patrick Harris, from the CBS Comedy "How I Met Your Mother," Will Report Live From the Streets of Manhattan  

Performances From Broadway Hit Shows "Jersey Boys" and "The Drowsy Chaperone," As Well As Performances By Rascal Flatts and Josh Groban, Will Take Place From Several Locations Around The City

              Hannah Storm and Dave Price from CBS News' "The Early Show" will anchor THE THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE ON CBS, live from New York City, Thursday, Nov. 23 on the CBS Television Network.  It will be broadcast 9:00 AM-12:00 Noon, live ET/delayed PT; 8:00 AM-11:00 AM, live CT; 7:00 AM-10:00 AM, live MT.

            The special, a CBS Thanksgiving tradition celebrating its 46th year, will feature the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade live from New York City, as well as performances from several Broadway shows that will take place in several locations across the city.  Performances by the cast of "Jersey Boys," the cast of "The Drowsy Chaperone," Rascal Flatts and Josh Groban will be featured.

            Storm and Price will anchor the special from the site of the 80th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.  The beloved parade is famous for its gigantic balloons of cartoon character favorites, sensational floats and spirited marching bands from across the country.  For the ninth year, an additional viewpoint of the parade will be offered from the Streets of Manhattan where Neil Patrick Harris ("How I Met Your Mother") will report and interact with the crowd.

            Emmy Award-winning producers Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss serve as executive producers for THE THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE ON CBS.  Glenn Weiss will also direct. Eugene Pack is the writer. 

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