NBC News’ Natalie Morales Talks Trees, The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, That Is

By Alex Weprin Comment

Tonight in New York City, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be lit for the 80th time. As usual, NBC will broadcast the event, which includes performances by Mariah Carey, Boys II Men, Josh Groban, Jessica Simpson and, yes, Susan Boyle.

“Today'”s Al Roker and Natalie Morales will host the special starting at 8 PM ET.

Morales spoke to the crew from NBCU Direct about hosting one of the season’s most famous events: