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[11/25/08 - 01:56 PM]
Miley Cyrus Joins All-Star Line Up of Performers for NBC's 11th Annual 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' December 3 (8-9 P.M. Et)
Plus: Stephen Colbert, The Radio City Rockettes, Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog have also been added to the line up for this year's lighting.

[via press release from NBC]

MILEY CYRUS JOINS ALL-STAR LINE UP OF PERFORMERS FOR NBC'S 11TH ANNUAL 'CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER' DECEMBER 3 (8-9 P.M. ET)

'30 Rock' Star Jane Krakowski Partners with Al Roker to Co-host Special; Stephen Colbert to Make an Appearance During the Live Telecast

NEW YORK - November 25, 2008 - Miley Cyrus joins an all-star line up of performers for NBC's 11th annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" live telecast on Wednesday, December 3 (8-9 p.m. ET) with a star studded display of musical talent and the lighting of the world's most famous Christmas tree. In addition, "30 Rock" star Jane Krakowski joins in the holiday fun sharing co-hosting duties with Al Roker ("Today"). Also, Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, and surprise special guest stars, The Radio City Rockettes, Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog, have also been added to the line up for this year's lighting.

As previously announced, the "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" extravaganza will also feature performances from Beyonce, Tony Bennett, Neil Boyd, The Jonas Brothers, Harry Connick Jr., David Cook, Rosie O'Donnell and the Broadway Kids, Faith Hill, Rascal Flats and Solange Knowles and more surprise guests.

Broadcast in high definition, NBC's New York flagship station WNBC, and the NBC Hartford station WVIT, will both air an additional live hour of the special locally from 7-8 p.m. prior to the start of the network broadcast.

"Christmas in Rockefeller Center" is produced by Universal Media Studios Bob Holmes is the executive producer.

Miley Cyrus is in production on the third season of her hit TV series "Hannah Montana," and will be seen this month in Walt Disney Pictures' animated feature "Bolt" with John Travolta. The Platinum Edition of Miley's #1 album "Breakout," which features her current single "Fly on the Wall" will be released November 18. "Hannah Montana: The Movie," filmed in Miley's hometown of Nashville is scheduled for release in April 2009. Also in the spring of 2009, Miley will release a book sharing her inspiring story, spanning from her Southern roots in Tennessee to the excitement of her record-setting triumphs in TV, music and film.

Stephen Colbert is the host and executive producer of the Emmy-nominated series on Comedy Central, "The Colbert Report." Touted by the New York Times as "one of the best television shows of the year" and praised as "a must watch show" by Entertainment Weekly, "The Colbert Report" has garnered ratings and critical success as one of the top shows on television. Colbert recently completed his first Christmas special, A Colbert Christmas! the Greatest Gift of All, with appearances by Elvis Costello, Willie Nelson, John Legend, Toby Keith, Feist, and Jon Stewart. Colbert describes his special as "strangely sincere, but also sincerely strange." In 2007, Colbert published his first book, I AM AMERICA (And So Can You!), which debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller's List. In the book Colbert voices his opinions on all things American as loudly in print as he does on air.

Jane Krakowski stars as Jenna Maroney, the star of "The Girlie Show," in NBC's two-time Emmy Award-winning "30 Rock." The New Jersey-born Krakowski is an accomplished actress, dancer and singer with numerous awards and credits to her name from film, theatre and television. Most recently, Krakowski starred in Encores' revival of "Damn Yankees" opposite Sean Hayes. She can also be seen in the upcoming NBC Christmas Special, "Muppets: Letters to Santa," as well as the Universal feature, "Cirque du Freak," from director Paul Weitz. For her stunning and sultry portrayal of "Carla" in Broadway's "Nine" opposite Antonio Banderas, she won Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics awards. Krakowski held other acclaimed roles in Broadway productions of "Guys and Dolls," "Grand Hotel," "Company," "Once Upon A Mattress," "Tartuffe" and "Starlight Express." During her five-year stint on the award-winning series "Ally McBeal," she received a Golden Globe nomination for her portrayal of "Elaine Vassal."





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