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The Day Of Floats And Roses

December 30, 1990

Question: How many television stations does it take to cover 22 marching bands, 60 floats, 275 horses and an estimated 20 million flowers?

Answer: Six. At least that's how many stations are providing live coverage Tuesday of the 102nd annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena.

Here's a list of where to watch the Rose Parade and other holiday parades.


New Year's Day, Tuesday CBS: "Knots Landing" star Kevin Dobson and Leeza Gibbons of "Entertainment This Week" host, 8-10:30 a.m. (2) (8).

NBC: Joe Garagiola, co-host of "Today," and Marsha Warfield of "Night Court" host, 8-10 a.m. (4) (36) (39).

KTLA: Bob Eubanks and Stephanie Edwards host coverage, presented in stereo-surround sound with no commercial cutaways, 8-10:30 a.m. starting with pre-parade coverage at 7 p.m., (5). Replays at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

KABC: Sports announcer Jim McKay and Joan Lunden of "Good Morning America" host. 8-10:30 a.m. (7) (3) (10) (42).

KTTV: Sarah Purcell, Mark Summers and Bill Welsh anchor, with KTTV eliminating all commercials, 8-10:30 a.m. Pre-parade special, 7 a.m. Nonstop repeats of the entire parade, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. (11).

KMEX: KMEX news anchor Patricia Janiot and reporter Jaime Garcia provide coverage in Spanish, 8-10:30 a.m. (34).


New Year's Eve, Monday

Sunkist Fiesta Bowl Parade: KNBC news anchor Kelly Lange and "Today" weatherman Willard Scott host from Tempe, Ariz. 3-4 p.m. (4) (36) (39)

King Orange Jamboree Parade: Ann Jillian and Clifton Davis of "Amen" host the 57th annual event in Miami, 8-9 p.m. (4) (36) (39). The parade honors composer Cole Porter.

New Year's Day, Tuesday

Cotton Bowl Parade: Ken Kercheval of "Dallas" and CBS Sports broadcaster Andrea Joyce host in Dallas, 2-3 p.m. (2) (8).

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