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Holiday Specials On WUSA9: Celebrate the season with great CBS programming

WUSA9 and CBS want to help you celebrate the holiday season.

WASHINGTON — WUSA9 and CBS want to help you celebrate the holiday season. And there is no better way than to catch up on programming that has helped your family get in the holiday spirit through the years. 

From the week of Thanksgiving through the beginning of 2022, WUSA9 and CBS will have some great stuff for you to watch. 

Here is a look at what you can catch on WUSA9 and CBS over the next few weeks:

The Thanksgiving Day Parade On CBS

Thursday, Nov. 25 (9 a.m.-12 p.m. ET/PT)

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CBS Thanksgiving Parade

CBS will air the Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. The parade was originally Christmas-themed when it debuted in 1924.

ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT’s Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight, the Thanksgiving Day Parade returns to Sixth Avenue. This year’s special will take viewers on a tour of the most popular balloons and floats including the iconic Santa Claus. Also, the show will feature musical performances and celebrity interviews.

Watch The Thanksgiving Day Parade On CBS on Thursday, Nov. 25 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. live ET on CBS and CBS All Access.

FROSTY THE SNOWMAN & FROSTY RETURNS

Friday, Nov. 26 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) and (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT)

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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. 

ROBBIE THE REINDEER: HOOVES OF FIRE & ROBBIE THE REINDEER: LEGENDS OF THE LOST TRIBE  

Saturday, Nov. 27 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) and (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) 

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THE STORY OF SANTA CLAUS  

Saturday, Nov. 27 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)

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This animated musical holiday special revolves around a gentle toymaker whose only wish is to deliver a toy to every child on Christmas.

ONE LAST TIME: AN EVENING WITH TONY BENNETT AND LADY GAGA

Sunday, Nov. 28 (8 p.m.-9 p.m. ET/PT)

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ONE LAST TIME: AN EVENING WITH TONY BENNETT AND LADY GAGA

A new live concert special honoring the musical legacy and enduring friendship of Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga. Filmed at two sold-out shows at Radio City Music Hall in August 2021 to celebrate Bennett’s 95th birthday, the live concert brings together the two incredible entertainers performing duets and solo songs honoring their shared love of the Great American Songbook.

THE 23RD ANNUAL A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS AT THE GROVE

Sunday Dec. 5 (9:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., ET/9 p.m.-10 p.m., PT)

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THE 23RD ANNUAL A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS AT THE GROVE

The entertainment special features uplifting stories of adoption from foster care and raises awareness of this important social issue. The inspirational stories of these American families are enhanced with performances by some of today’s top artists (to be announced shortly), performing from The Grove in Los Angeles.

A CHRISTMAS PROPOSAL 

Sunday, Dec.12 (8:30-10:30 PM, ET/8:00-10:00 PM, PT) 

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A CHRISTMAS PROPOSAL

A down-on-her-luck chef, Maria Winters (Jessica Camacho), who dreams of starting her own line of food trucks, agrees to pose as the girlfriend of a hotshot Seattle attorney, Julian Diaz (Adam Rodriguez), visiting his family for Christmas, to help him prove he’s the ideal candidate to take over the family firm. But their business arrangement is complicated by the magic of the season as real sparks begin to fly.

CHRISTMAS TAKES FLIGHT

Sunday, Dec. 19 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)

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CHRISTMAS TAKES FLIGHT

A holiday battle of wills between pilot Jenny Beckett (Katie Lowes) and Matt Hansen (Evan Williams), a number-crunching CEO who purchases Jenny’s family-owned, regional airline. Matt’s cost-cutting initiatives threaten Christmas when he cancels the airline’s annual holiday charitable benefit for underserved children. Determined to show Matt that the sweetest things in life are worth any price, Jenny rallies the community to help save the event and unexpectedly finds herself falling for the magnate in the process.

THE PRICE IS RIGHT AT NIGHT 

Wednesday, Dec. 22 (8 p.m.- 9 p.m. ET/PT)

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THE PRICE IS RIGHT AT NIGHT

Drew Carey hosts a special holly-jolly-themed primetime episode where families come on down to the iconic game show stage and play for festive prizes. Plus, the show highlights pet adoption when they showcase animals looking for their fur-ever homes this holiday season.  

THE 44th ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS

Wednesday, Dec. 22 (9 p.m.- 11 p.m. ET/PT)

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THE 44th ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS

Recipients to be honored at the annual national celebration of the arts in Washington, D.C. are operatic bass-baritone Justino Díaz; Motown founder, songwriter, producer and director Berry Gordy; “Saturday Night Live” creator Lorne Michaels; legendary stage and screen icon Bette Midler; and singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell. CBS has broadcast the special each year since its debut 44 years ago. Host and performers to be announced at a later date.  

A HOLLY DOLLY CHRISTMAS

Friday, Dec. 24 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) 

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A HOLLY DOLLY CHRISTMAS

Global icon and country music superstar Dolly Parton shares the spirit of the holidays in her one-hour entertainment special.

KENNY ROGERS: ALL IN FOR THE GAMBLER

Friday, Dec. 24 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)

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KENNY ROGERS: ALL IN FOR THE GAMBLER

The life and legacy of country music legend Kenny Rogers is honored in a star-studded concert special.  

NEW YEAR’S EVE LIVE: NASHVILLE’S BIG BASH  

Friday, Dec. 31 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT, 11:30-1:30 AM, ET/PT) 

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NEW YEAR’S EVE LIVE: NASHVILLE’S BIG BASH

Country music’s hottest superstars will ring in the new year from downtown Nashville across multiple locations. The star-studded special will be packed with high-energy performances celebrating the excitement and anticipation of a new year, with performers including Jason Aldean, Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Luke Bryan, Elle King, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Cole Swindell, Zac Brown Band and more.

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