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A CAPITOL FOURTH (2020)

Saturday, July 4, 2020, 8:00-9:30 p.m. ET; rpt. 9:30-11:00 p.m. ET

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Celebrate our country's 244th birthday with the 40th anniversary broadcast of America's Independence Day celebration for our entire nation.
  • Airdate(s): 7/4/2020 - 8:00 - 9:30 PM 7/4/2020 - 9:30 - 11:00 PM
  • Original Broadcast: 7/4/2020

Program Description

Contacts

The 40th anniversary presentation of A CAPITOL FOURTH, the national July 4th TV tradition on PBS, is co-hosted by two-time Emmy Award-nominated actor and producer John Stamos (Netflix’s YOU, FULLER HOUSE, ER) and multi-platinum recording artist and star of television, film and the Broadway stage Vanessa Williams.  The nation’s 244th birthday celebration will feature new performances from iconic locations across the country, including Washington, D.C, New York, Nashville, Los Angeles and Philadelphia, as well as highlights from the concert’s forty-year history and the stirring patriotic favorites viewers enjoy on the Fourth of July.

The fireworks display over our nation’s iconic skyline will be covered live during the broadcast captured by multiple cameras stationed around the city.

Press Materials

  • PBS’ NATIONAL JULY 4TH TV TRADITION, A CAPITOL FOURTH, RETURNS FOR A SPECIAL 40TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTATION HOSTED BY JOHN STAMOS AND VANESSA WILLIAMS

    Press Release
  • A Capitol Fourth 2020 Talent Bios

    Bio

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