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NBC News reports:

It’s time to officially usher in the holiday season with the 87th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting in Manhattan. On hand will be dozens of sightseers, moving performances and beautiful decorations. The live tree lightning airs on NBC.  This year’s tree lighting ceremony takes place at 8 p.m. ET/PT and runs until 10 p.m.

The tree lighting has been held on the Wednesday after Thanksgiving since NBC started broadcasting it 22 years ago. There will be performances by Chicago, Brett Eldredge, Derek and Julianne Hough, John Legend, Idina Menzel, Lea Michele, Ne-Yo, Gwen Stefani, Straight No Chaser, and the Radio City Rockettes.