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Carson Daly Sees Fireworks


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  Read Full Article

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Carson Daly Sees Fireworks


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 read more

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Premiered: July 04, 2007
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Premise: Natalie Morales and Tiki Barber anchor coverage of Manhattan's annual fireworks display, which is backed by performances by Martina McBride, Joss Stone, and “American Idol” singers Jordin Sparks, Blake Lewis and Melinda Doolittle. The New York Pops also perform, rendering patriotic and heartland songs under the direction of Rob Fisher.

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