Premise

Meredith Vieira, Matt Lauer and Al Roker anchor coverage of the 84th annual procession in Manhattan, featuring slated appearances by Jessica Simpson, Kylie Minogue, Kanye West, Jimmy Fallon and the Roots, Gladys Knight and Miss USA 2010 Rima Fakih, plus the Muppets of "Sesame Street" and the cast of Broadway's "American Idiot." The gala boasts character balloons, colorful floats, marching bands and no less than 800 clowns.