Photo Flash: Mariah Carey Rehearses for NBC's CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER
The holiday festivities continue in the 8PM hour as NBC presents the 15th annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center special, hosted by the Today Show’s Al Roker and Savannah Guthrie. Mariah Carey will join the other musical guests during this hour. There will also be special appearances by Billy Crystal and Bette Midler.
This year’s tree, an 80 year old, 80-foot Norway Spruce from Mount Olive, N.J., is illuminated with 30,000 environmentally friendly LED lights and adorned with a 550-pound Swarovski crystal star. The tree will be on display through January 7th, 2013.
The 80th Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, November 28th, from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET. The two-hour ceremony will be televised live, locally on WNBC 4 New York from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. and nationally on NBC from 8 p.m.- 9 p.m.
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