That Carson Daly's one busy guy. Not only does the former TRL host have his own late-night TV chatfest (Last Call with Carson Daly) and a nationally syndicated radio show (Carson Daly Most Requested), he's also co-founded an independent record label, 456 Entertainment. This Sunday, he adds another highlight to his résumé as host of Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (9 pm/ET on NBC).
So, how does a hip dude like Daly get attached to such family-friendly fare? By invitation, of course! "This whole thing started a year ago, when they asked me if I wanted to host [the 2003 telecast]. I said absolutely, really because I wanted a good seat for the fireworks," he explains. "To me, the Fourth of July, it's like must-see TV. It's just a great thing to have on; it just seems like a no-brainer."
But the pyrotechnics aren't the only reason to get fired up over the Spectacular. "Aretha Fr