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83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Airs Today on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade
The 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, the largest Christmas celebration in America, airs on Friday, December 19th on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 5 p.m. ET. Presented and produced by Associated Television International, the November 30 parade was hosted by Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain and Montel Williams.

Days of our Lives was honored at this year's parade as the show began its 50th year on the air. Cast members Deidre Hall, Kristian Alfonso, Suzanne Rogers, Galen Gering, Lauren Koslow, Peggy McCay, Joseph Mascolo, Greg Vaughan, Bill Hayes, Susan Seaforth Hayes, John Aniston, Shawn Christian, Arianne Zucker, Eric Martsolf, Kate Mansi, Guy Wilson, True O'Brien, Drake Hogestyn, Jen Lilley, Mary Beth Evans, Bryan Dattilo, Casey Moss, Billy Flynn, Molly Burnett, Meredith Scott Lynn, Aloma Wright, and Christopher Sean participated in a special presentation on behalf of the daytime soap opera.

The broadcast will include performances by Stevie Wonder, Dave Koz and the LA Gospel Choir, Richie, Sambora, Human Nature, Ace Young and Diana DiGarmo, Daughtry, Drake Bell, McClain, LeAnn Rimes, Player, and Makayla Colonello.

Catch additional talent along the parade route including: ABC's Black-ish stars Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Miles Brown and Marsai Martin; Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath; Oscar De La Hoya; Kool and the Gang; George Thorogood; Erika Christensen; Nigel Lythgoe; So You Think You Can Dance Season 4 winner Joshua Allen; Neal McDonough; The Young and the Restless’ Tristan Rogers and Kate Linder; The Bold and the Beautiful’s Rena Sofer and Sean Kanan; Nancy Cartwright; Home & Family's Mark Steines, Cristina Ferrare; cast members from General Hospital; Cristela’s Cristela Alonzo, Maria Canals-Barrera, Terri Hoyos; Aubrey O’Day; Girl Meets World’s Peyton Meyer, Corey Fogelmanis, Rowan Blanchard, Sabrina Carpenter, August Maturo; The Goldbergs’ Hayle Orrantia, Troy Gentile, Kirby Buckets’ Mekai Curtis, Jacob Bertrand, Cade Sutton, Tiffany Espensen, Olivia Stuck; Liv & Maddie’s Benjamin King, Kali Rocha, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Joey Bragg, Dove Cameron; Mighty Med’s Paris Berlec, Augie Isaac; Sons of Anarchy’s Tommy Flanagan; KOST 103.5's Mark Wallengren; The Haunted Hathaways' Breanna Yde, Benjamin "Lil P-Nut" Flores Jr., Curtis Harris, The Thundermans’ Jack Griffo, Kira Kosarin, Addison Riecke, Diego Velazquez, Audrey Whitby, the cast of Myrtle Manor, Major Crimes’ G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Sunshine Kids Aiden Smith, Alyssa Gomez; Radio Disney's Brooke Taylor; Mayor Eric Garcetti; Congressman Adam Schiff; Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell; City Controller Ron Galperin; Councilmember Tom Labonge; Santa; Snoopy; and Charlie Brown.

* Daytime Soap Operas: Best & Worst of 2014


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