Today is Thanksgiving which means we get to spend the American holiday with everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving centerpiece ornament — Lady Gaga. When you’re hosting a Thanksgiving special with The Muppets and they’re not the most colorful or felt covered thing, you know it’s going to be an interesting time.
That’s the case though as Lady Gaga will be joining The Muppets to forever fuse herself with Thanksgiving and holiday special. Here’s a quick synopsis of what the ABC special will entail tonight:
On Thanksgiving night, NOVEMBER 28 (9:30-11:00 p.m., ET), the ABC Television Network will air the 90-minute special, Lady Gaga & The Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular. The broadcast offers an avant-garde twist on the classic holiday variety show as Lady Gaga goes backstage with The Muppets, making a performance dream come true for the multi-platinum singer songwriter when they combine forces to sing holiday favorites and Lady Gaga hits.
If you’re looking for exactly what you can expect from Lady gaga and The Muppets, here’s an official rundown of the musical numbers an performances we will see when the special airs:
The special features Lady Gaga performing songs from her new album, ARTPOP, available Monday, November 11 on Streamline/Interscope Records. Performance highlights include a duet between Lady Gaga and Kermit the Frog, a dazzling rendition of Gaga’s hit “Applause” with special Muppet guests, and performance duets with Sir Elton John, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and RuPaul. Kristen Bell appears in a special sketch alongside the Muppets and Lady Gaga. In addition, Swedish Chef, Beaker and Animal will perform special Muppet renditions of the holiday classics “Deck the Halls” and “Jingle Bells.”
Here’s all the information you need to know in order to catch The Muppets Thanksgiving special with host Lady Gaga:
Date: Thursday, November 28th
Episode Title: “Lady Gaga & The Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular”
Start Time: 9:30 p.m. ET
Online Stream: ABC.com