Disney has announced the lineup for the upcoming “iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023” holiday special, which will feature performances from its annual nationwide tour, specifically the Madison Square Garden concert in New York City and the Forum concert in Los Angeles. 

The show will feature select performances by this year’s biggest artists, including Olivia Rodrigo, SZA, Niall Horan, OneRepublic, Sabrina Carpenter, Jelly Roll, Doechii, Paul Russell, Melanie Martinez, David Kushner, AJR, Pentatonix, Big Time Rush and a very special performance from Cher, including her smash hit “Believe” which is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

In addition to the live performances, the two-hour primetime special will also showcase backstage segments with featured performers and special presenters, including Jared Leto, Jimmy Fallon, Andy Cohen, Martha Stewart, Dixie D’Amelio, Maddie Ziegler and Ariana Greenblatt, with pop-ins from Kendall Jenner, Hailey Bieber and Tate McRae.

The special is executive produced by iHeartMedia’s John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Bart Peters; and OBB Media’s Michael D. Ratner, Scott Ratner, Kfir Goldberg and Glenn Stickley; with OBB’s Simone Spira as well as Lauren Mandel, who are co-executive producing. The special is being produced by OBB live, the live entertainment and specials vertical of OBB Media.

The “iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023” holiday special is  directed by Sam Wrench, the GRAMMY-nominated director who most recently helmed the box office smash, “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour.” OBB Live is also set to produce a number of live entertainment specials in the coming year, via their nonexclusive overall deal with Disney, amongst several others.

This holiday special will broadcast on Thursday, 21st December 2023, at 8:00-10:00 p.m. EST, on ABC, and it will be available on Hulu the following day and likely also available on Hulu on Disney+.

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Roger Palmer

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