ATLANTA,None — Channel 2 WSB-TV brings the lighting of Atlanta’s most recognized Christmas tree to homes all over North Georgia. For more than six decades, generations of Atlantans have welcomed the holiday season with the lighting of the Macy’s Great Tree.
Channel 2’s Monica Pearson and David Chandley host the live broadcast from Lenox Square on Thanksgiving night.
Pre-show entertainment begins at 6:15 p.m., hosted by Kicks 101.5 FM’s Cadillac Jack. The pre-show will feature behind the scenes interviews and exciting performances by the evening’s entertainers.
The live broadcast begins at 7 p.m. with musical performances by American Idol winner Scotty McCreery; three time Grammy winners, Mary Mary; a holiday dance from Marietta's own Melanie Moore, winner of So You Think You Can Dance; and Atlanta native, Erica Nicole.
The holiday celebration will be capped off with a fantastic fireworks finale set to holiday music and the lighting of a 70-foot white pine filled with over 4,000 lights. Join Channel 2 WSB-TV for this exciting and memorable way to kick off the holiday season!
WHAT: Macy’s Great Tree Lighting
WHO: Hosted by Monica Pearson and David Chandley
WHEN: November 24, 2011 at 7 p.m. on Channel 2 WSB-TV
About Channel 2 WSB-TV The ABC Affiliate is part of Cox Media Group and ranks as Atlanta's number one local television station. The station also operates its website, wsbtv.com, its mobile site, wap.wsbtv.com, and airs MeTV on its digital channel 2.2.
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