[11/03/11 - 01:09 PM]
"The Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS" Kicks Off the Network's Holiday Season of Special Events
Said lineup includes the Eye's annual rebroadcasts of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and "Frosty the Snowman."

[via press release from CBS]


"The Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS" Kicks Off the Network's Holiday Season of Special Events

Two New Animated Specials-Hallmark's "hoops&yoyo Ruin Christmas" and "The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf's Story" Make Their Holiday Debuts

Nominations in Several Grammy Categories Will Be Announced on "The Grammy(R) Nominations Concert Live!-Countdown to Music's Biggest Night(R)"

Victoria's Secret Angels Star in "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," Featuring Musical Guests Cee Lo Green, Kanye West and Maroon 5

Rebroadcasts of CBS's Animated Seasonal Favorites Also Return

Let the festivities begin with CBS's very merry holiday programming!

CBS's holiday season-special events include the debuts of two new animated specials-HOOPS&YOYO RUIN CHRISTMAS, from Hallmark, and THE ELF ON THE SHELF: AN ELF'S STORY, along with encore broadcasts of the animated holiday specials YES, VIRGINIA, A FLIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS and THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS.


CBS's music-filled special events include THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW, featuring musical guests Cee Lo Green, Kanye West and Maroon 5, THE GRAMMY(R) NOMINATIONS CONCERT LIVE!-COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT(R), with performances by Lady Gaga and country artist Jason Aldean and host LL COOL J; THE 13TH ANNUAL A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS and THE 34TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS.

CBS's Holiday Programming:

Thursday, Nov. 24

THE THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE ON CBS (9:00 AM-Noon, live ET; 8:00 AM-11:00 AM, live CT; 7:00 AM-10:00 AM, live MT; 9:00 AM-Noon, delayed PT) - Kevin Frazier, co-host of "The Insider," and Christina McLarty, correspondent for "Entertainment Tonight" and "The Insider," will anchor this CBS Thanksgiving tradition now in its 51st year which will feature portions of the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade live from New York City.

Friday, Nov. 25

HOOPS&YOYO RUIN CHRISTMAS (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) - This new animated holiday special presented by Hallmark, follows the unexpected adventure of the comical pink kitty and green bunny team, hoops&yoyo, after they become accidental stowaways on Santa's sleigh. Click here for preview.

Friday, Nov. 25

THE ELF ON THE SHELF: AN ELF'S STORY (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) -A new animated feature based on the bestselling holiday children's book The Elf on the Shelf, follows one of the many scout elves from the North Pole, who helps Santa Claus determine who to put on the naughty and nice lists. Click here for preview.

Tuesday, Nov. 29

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) -The classic holiday special, narrated by Burl Ives, who is also heard as the voice of Sam the Snowman, is a music story based on the popular song of the same name by Johnny Marks. It recounts the tale of a shy reindeer whose Christmas spirit is dampened because his shiny nose has made him the laughing stock of all of Christmasville.

Tuesday, Nov. 29

THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) - This year's show from New York features world famous models Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Doutzen Kroes, Candace Swanepoel, Erin Heatherton, Lily Aldridge, Lindsey Ellingson and others and will include red carpet interviews, model profiles and a behind the scenes look at the making of the world's most famous fashion show. Musical guests include Cee Lo Green, Kanye West and Maroon 5.

Wednesday, Nov. 30


COUNTDOWN TO MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT (10:00-11:00 PM, live ET delayed PT) - For the fourth consecutive year, this special will set the stage for the annual Grammy Awards telecast and announce nominations in several categories, as well as feature performances by past Grammy winners and/or nominees. Two-time Grammy Award winner LL COOL J hosts, with Lady Gaga and country artist Jason Aldean among those scheduled to perform live from the Nokia Theatre in L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles.

Friday, Dec. 9

FROSTY THE SNOWMAN (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) - Frosty, that "jolly, happy soul" whose old silk hat full of magic has turned him into a musical Christmas legend, once again demonstrates his unique showmanship. Narrated by Jimmy Durante, the special also includes the voices of Jackie Vernon (as Frosty) and Billy De Wolfe (as Professor Hinkle). (Rebroadcast)

Friday, Dec. 9

FROSTY RETURNS (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) -The magic still in his old silk hat, the holiday season's perennially popular original dancing snowman continues his adventures and skates on the edge of danger. Jonathan Winters is the narrator with John Goodman as the voice of Frosty. (Rebroadcast)

Friday, Dec. 9

YES, VIRGINIA (9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT) -This animated special is based on the 1897 true story of Virginia O'Hanlon, an 8-year-old girl who inspired the most famous newspaper editorial of all time by asking "Is there a Santa Claus?" Neil Patrick Harris, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Alfred Molina voice key characters. Beatrice Miller ("Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs") voices the role of Virginia (Rebroadcast).

Saturday, Dec. 10

THE FLIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) -An animated holiday special about a young reindeer with ambitions of becoming an expert flyer like his father, features the voices of Emma Roberts ("Hotel for Dogs") and comedian Norm MacDonald ("Saturday Night Live"). (Rebroadcast)

Saturday, Dec. 17

THE STORY OF SANTA CLAUS (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) - This animated musical holiday special, featuring the voices of Edward Asner, Betty White and Tim Curry, revolves around a gentle toymaker whose only wish is to deliver a toy to every child on Christmas. (Rebroadcast)

Wednesday, Dec. 21

13TH ANNUAL A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) - Along with musical performances, story segments feature celebrities who either have their own adoption experiences or are involved with children's issues. The stories highlight many exceptional American children and families involved in the adoption process.

Tuesday, Dec. 27

THE 34th ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) - Singer Barbara Cook, singer and songwriter Neil Diamond, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, saxophonist and composer Sonny Rollins and actress Meryl Streep will receive honors for 2011. In a star-studded celebration on the Kennedy Center Opera House stage, the 2011 Honorees will be saluted by great performers from Hollywood and the arts capitols of the world. Seated with President and Mrs. Obama, the Honorees will accept the thanks of their peers and fans through performances and heartfelt tributes.

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[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
Timely Documentary "3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets," Exploring the Deadly Impact of Racial Prejudice, Debuts Nov. 23, Exclusively on HBO
The documentary made its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a Special Jury Award for Social Impact.

[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Family Becomes Freeform in January 2016
"Pretty Little Liars," "The Fosters," "Young and Hungry" and "Baby Daddy" will all return in early 2016 for their winter premieres alongside the world premieres of new original series "Shadowhunters" and "Recovery Road."

[10/06/15 - 09:32 AM]
MTV Announces Full Lineup for New York Comic Con - Releases Key Art for "The Shannara Chronicles"
Each can't-miss panel will feature cast and producers from the shows and the debut of exclusive New York Comic Con trailers.

[10/06/15 - 09:30 AM]
"Scorpion" Grows in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 5.

[10/06/15 - 09:07 AM]
ABC Is Set to Celebrate the Milestone 20th Anniversary of "Toy Story" - The Film That Started the Computer Generated Animation Revolution - In the Original Special, "Toy Story 20th Anniversary," To Air in December
The special will air along with a showing of "Toy Story" that same evening.

[10/06/15 - 09:03 AM]
"48 Hours: The Doctor's Daughter" Is Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Broadcast with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 3.

[10/06/15 - 09:01 AM]
New "Rocky Horror Show" Premieres Midnight Saturday, October 18 on BBC America
"I'm still in awe at the popularity of the show," said Richard O'Brien, creator and narrator.

[10/06/15 - 08:59 AM]
AMC Releases Key Art for "Into the Badlands" - Premiering November 15
The six-part series tells the story of a ruthless, well-trained warrior named Sunny and a young boy named M.K. (Aramis Knight) who embark on a spiritual journey across a dangerous land.

[10/06/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Blindspot" Retains 96% of Last Week's 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 5.

[10/06/15 - 08:35 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Voice," "Blindspot" Keep NBC on Top
The Peacock leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49 for the third consecutive week.

[10/06/15 - 08:34 AM]
WE tv Greenlights "Selling It: In the ATL" Adding to Its Growing Original Programming Slate and Bolstering a Franchise Focused on the Popular City of Atlanta
The new series comes directly on the heels of the successful freshman season of "Cutting It: In the ATL," which reached 4.5 million total viewers and ranked as a top five new unscripted summer series among women 25-54.

[10/06/15 - 08:28 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars" Is Monday's Most Social Program for the 4th Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 5.

[10/06/15 - 08:00 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Street Outlaws" Returns October 26 at 9PM ET/PT
One of the top cable programs among men, last season was the series' most-watched (P2+) and highest-rated ever.

[10/06/15 - 07:58 AM]
Video: BBC America Releases First-Look Scene from "The Last Kingdom"
Adapted from Bernard Cornwell's bestselling series of books, the project premieres this Saturday, October 10.

[10/06/15 - 07:45 AM]
FS1 Presents Countdown to the CONCACAF Cup - Preview Airs on Eve of Mexico-U.S. Winner-Take-All Playoff
The Mexico-U.S. showdown marks the beginning of FOX Sports' Road to Russia.