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Big Names in Music to Perform on NBC’s Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular!

MACY’S FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR – Pictured: Kelly Clarkson rehearses for the 2018 “Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular” – Photo by Virginia Sherwood/Courtesy of NBC)

Kelly Clarkson, Ricky Martin, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban headline the lineup that will take the stage before the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular.

The Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular – hosted by American Ninja Warrior’s Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila – will host the two-hour live telecast (8/7C).

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Bradley Cooper to Executive Produce Sixth Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Special!

The sixth Stand Up To Cancer fundraising special – executive produced by Bradley Cooper – is set to air on September 7th.

The special – which will air simultaneously on more than 50 American and Canadian broadcast and cable networks – marks ten years of ‘making an impact in groundbreaking cancer research.

Details follow.

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This Is Us Wins Inaugural #SeeHer Award!

This Is Us Wins Inaugural #SeeHer Award – Pictured: Gail Tifford, Susan Kelechi Watson, Chris Sullivan, Shelley Zalis, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley, Mandy Moore, Patty Kerr, Sterling K. Brown, Milo Ventimiglia – Photo by Maarten de Boer/NBCUniversal.

NBC”s family drama This Is Us has won the inaugural #SeeHer Award from the Association of National Advertisers (ANA).

The new annual award is given to primetime programming that pushes boundaries on changing stereotypes and recognizes the importance of women and girls in media.

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NBC To Celebrate The 50th Anniversary of the Elvis Comeback Special!

ELVIS: ’68 COMEBACK SPECIAL — Pictured: Elvis Presley during his ’68 Comeback Special on NBC — (Photo by: Gary Null/NBC)

It’s been fifty years since NBC shook the world with the Elvis Pressley Comeback Special.

To celebrate the special’s fiftieth anniversary, NBC will bring together a host of musical superstars to recreate ‘the 1968 TV spectacular.

The 50th Anniversary of the Elvis Comeback Special will air in 2019.

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NBC’S HIGH-CONCEPT DRAMA REVERIE PREMIERES IN MAY; MARLON RETURNS IN JUNE!

REVERIE – Mara Kint (Sarah Shahi) and Charlie Ventana (Dennis Haysbert) – Photo by Sergei Bachlakov/Courtesy of NBC.

NBC’s intriguing new series, Reverie – about a woman who is enlisted to save people from being stuck in virtual reality – will premiere on Wednesday, May 30 (10/9C). Full series description follows below.

Last summer’s top-rated scripted series, Marlon, will return on Thursday, June 14th with two new episodes (9/8C).

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Returned Will & Grace Gets Third Season!

WILL & GRACE — Season: 1 — Pictured: (l-r) Sean Hayes as Jack McFarland, Debra Messing as Grace Adler, Eric McCormack as Will Truman, Megan Mullally as Karen Walker — (Photo by: Andrew Eccles/NBC)

NBC has ordered an 18-episode third season of the Will & Grace continuation.

The network has also increased its for season two to 18 episodes.

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NBC’s Making Crafts It July Debut!

MAKING IT – Nick Offerman, Amy Poehler – Photo by Chris Haston/Courtesy of NBC.

NBC’s Making It is a crafts-based competition series that brings together eight of the country’s most talented Makers to tackle a variety of handmade projects with the hopes of impressing series creators/hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman as well as judges Simon Doonan, Creative Ambassador for Barneys New York, and Dayna Isom Johnson, Etsy trend expert.

Making It will premiere on July 31 (10/9C).

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50 High Schools Awarded NBC’s R.I.S.E. America Grants!

RISE – (l-r) Josh Radnor as Lou Mazzuchelli, Auli’i Cravalho as Lilette Suarez, Damon J. Gillespie as Robbie Thorne, Rosie Perez as Tracey Wolfe — (Photo by Virginia Sherwood/Courtesy of NBC).

NBC has awarded fifty $10,000 R.I.S.E. America grants to high schools that had ‘an existing theatre program or a champion of theatre arts in their teaching staff in cases where a school’s theatre program was cut because of budget constraints.’

The program was inspired by the network’s upcoming drama, Rise.

A list for the winning schools follows.

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