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Release Date: 11.25.2010 | Location: All Metro Atlanta | Organization: WSB-TV

Macy's Great Tree Lighting An Atlanta Holiday Tradition

Channel 2 WSB-TV brings the lighting of Atlanta's most recognized Christmas tree to homes all over North Georgia

ATLANTA – November 16, 2010 – Channel 2 WSB-TV brings the lighting of Atlanta’s most recognized Christmas tree to homes all over North Georgia. For more than six decades, generations of Atlantans have welcomed the holiday season with the lighting of the Macy’s Great Tree.

Channel 2’s Monica Pearson and David Chandley host the live broadcast from Lenox Square Mall on Thanksgiving night.

Pre-show entertainment begins at 6:15 p.m., hosted by Kicks 101.5 FM’s Cadillac Jack. The pre-show will feature behind the scenes interviews and exciting performances by the evening’s entertainers.

The live broadcast begins at 7 p.m. with musical performances by American Idol season five runner-up Katharine McPhee; fan favorite country singer and songwriter Chuck Wicks; platinum selling R&B artist Bobby V and Atlanta native Austin Renfroe.

The holiday celebration will be capped off with a fantastic fireworks finale set to holiday music and the lighting of a 62-foot white pine filled with over 4,000 lights.

Join Channel 2 WSB-TV for this exciting and memorable way to kick off the holiday season!

WHAT: Macy’s Great Tree Lighting

WHO: Hosted by Monica Pearson and David Chandley

WHEN: November 25, 2010 at 7 p.m. on Channel 2 WSB-TV

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About Channel 2 WSB-TV The ABC Affiliate is part of Cox Media Group and ranks as Atlanta’s number one local television station.

About Cox Media Group Cox Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises, is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of Cox Reps. With $1.8 billion in revenue, the company operations include 15 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 86 radio stations, four metro newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. Additionally, CMG owns and operates Valpak, one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Contact Info

Contact Name: Art Rogers

Company: WSB-TV

Phone: 404-897-7479