Macy’s Will ‘Reimagine’ This Year’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Due to Covid-19

NBC's annual telecast drew 22.1 million last year

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As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of abating in the U.S., it is already upending several fall TV mainstays, including college football games (many of which have been postponed until 2021) and the traditional start of the new season (which will be delayed, with most shows still unable to resume production). But at least one fall TV tradition will continue as planned: the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Macy’s said it will “reimagine” the parade, which airs on NBC and is routinely one of the year’s most-watched entertainment telecasts, but that the show will go on, despite the pandemic.




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