Cyrus set to perform at tree lighting

Nov. 26, 2008 at 4:31 PM
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NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Singer-actress Miley Cyrus has joined the all-star lineup of performers for the 11th annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" live telecast, NBC said Wednesday.

The special, slated to air Dec. 3, features musical performances and the lighting of the "world's most famous Christmas tree," the network said.

In addition, "30 Rock" star Jane Krakowski joins in the holiday fun by sharing co-presenting duties with Today show weatherman Al Roker.

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert and special guest stars -- The Radio City Rockettes, Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog -- have also been added to the line up for this year's tree lighting.

Previously announced performers include Beyonce, Tony Bennett, Neil Boyd, the Jonas Brothers, Harry Connick Jr., David Cook, Rosie O'Donnell and the Broadway Kids, Faith Hill, Rascal Flatts and Solange Knowles.

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