“The 87th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Featuring Marine Toys for Tots” will once again host daytime celebrities from dramas “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Days of our Lives,” “General Hospital” and “The Young and the Restless” when the parade is broadcast tonight, December 14 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.
Filmed on Sunday, November 25 in the heart of Hollywood — Hollywood Boulevard, the parade is hosted by personalities Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain and Montel Williams, with co-hosts Elizabeth Stanton and Garrett Clayton, and Nancy O’Dell (“Entertainment Tonight”) serving as the Grand Marshal. It will culminate with the much-awaited arrival of Santa Claus and His Reindeer, ushering in the holiday season, accompanied by his United States Marine Corps escorts,Lieutenant Colonel Matthew McDonald and First Sergeant Bill Holodnak.
Actors from “The Bold and the Beautiful” appearing include Adain Bradley (Xander Avant), Kiara Barnes (Zoe), Karla Mosley (Maya Avant Forrester) and Annika Noelle (Hope Logan). From “Days of our Lives” look for Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans), Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts) and Thaoo Penghlis (Andre DiMera). “General Hospital” is represented by Tristan Rogers (Robert Scorpio), Ian Buchanan (ex-Duke Lavery), John J. York (Mac Scorpio) and Jackie Zeman (Bobbie Spencer). “The Young and the Restless” actors include Alice Hunter (Kerry Johnson), Kate Linder (Ester Valentine) and Jordi Vilasuso (Rey Rosales).
“The 87th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade” is a presentation of Associated Television International. In addition to its airing on The CW, Hallmark Channel will re-broadcast the parade soon after. The parade will also be available for viewing to more than one million American servicemen and women worldwide on the American Forces Network at 12-Noon on Christmas Day (December 25, 2018).