The Rockefeller Christmas tree will be lit Wednesday for the holiday season.
NBC will broadcast the 81st annual tree lighting live from 8 to 9 p.m. during a ceremony hosted by the "Today" show anchors.
It will also feature performances by Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey and the Rockettes, among others.
NBC said the 76-foot Norway spruce will be illuminated with 45,000 multicolored...Read more »
This year's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree hails from the Nutmeg State.
The 76-foot tall, 47-feet wide Norway spruce, which is being donated by a family in Shelton, Ct., will be chopped down Thursday at 9 a.m., trucked into Manhattan, and prepared to be set up tomorrow at the famous midtown plaza.
The 12-ton, 75-year-old plant will be festooned with 45,000 multicolored LED lights...Read more »