What to Watch on July 4th: How to see all the fireworks on TV tonight

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Here’s how to watch all the fireworks on TV tonight:

The Fourth in America (7 p.m., CNN)

A holiday showcase featuring musical performances from U.S. military bands and iconic singers including Pitbull, T-Pain, Avril Lavigne and Journey. Also featured are firework shows from across the country. The broadcast, anchored by Don Lemon, Dana Bash, Ana Cabrera and Sara Sidner, runs until 1 a.m.

A Capitol Fourth (8 p.m., PBS NC)

A concert celebrating America’s 246th birthday pays tribute to the U.S. military. Highlights include a celebration of the 65th anniversary of “West Side Story” and a salute to the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln Memorial. Performers include Darren Criss, Cynthia Erivo, Yolanda Adams, Andy Grammer, Chita Rivera, Gloria Gaynor, Keb Mo’, Rachel Platten, Emily Bear, Jake Owen and Loren Allred. Mickey Guyton hosts. It repeats at 9:30 p.m.

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (8 p.m., NBC)

This special celebrates America’s birthday in New York with musical performances from superstars and a live fireworks display. Performers include 5 Seconds of Summer, Brett Eldredge, Joaquina Kalukango, Carly Pearce, Pitbull with Filmore and more. This repeats at 10 p.m.

An Independence Day Celebration (8 p.m., Fox News)

Lawrence Jones, Carley Shimkus, Johnny “Joey” Jones and Kayleigh McEnany celebrate America and the heroes who serve the country. The special icludes musical performances from Lee Greenwood, Chris Janson and Kameron Marlowe, plus fireworks from Washington, D.C.

Raleigh Fourth of July Fireworks (9 p.m., ABC11)

Live coverage of the celebration from Dix Park. Hosted by ABC11 anchors Steve Daniels and Lauren Johnson, with Chief Meteorologist Don Schwenneker.

Music City/Nashville’s July 4th Concert (10 p.m., CMT)

Fireworks and a performance by Old Dominion from downtown Nashville, Tenn. The city is billing the fireworks show as its largest display in history with 40,000 pounds of explosives and 200 miles of wire used.

Fireworks at the 2021 “Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular.”
Fireworks at the 2021 “Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular.”

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