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“In Performance at the White House” Salutes the Troops

Posted by Kellie May on

With Veterans Day just around the corner, ThinkTV and CET will be broadcasting a new special – A Salute to the Troops: In Performance at the White House. This program, a PBS music special from the South Lawn of the White House, will feature Mary J. Blige, Common, John Fogerty, Willie Nelson, Romeo Santos, and also active duty military members U.S. Army SGT. Christiana R. Ball, U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Matt Smith and Capt. John Ed Auer.

The production is also working with the USO for a performance by Daughtry via satellite of their USO concert at Yokota Air Base in Japan as well as a live-viewing audience of troops from the USO Warrior and Family Center at Fort Belvoir in Virginia. In addition to the CET and ThinkTV broadcast, PBS will be broadcast the show on Veterans Day via the Armed Forces Network for American service men and women and civilians at U.S. Department of Defense locations around the world.

Here’s the broadcast schedule:

CET: Friday, Nov. 7, at 9pm

ThinkTV16: Sunday, Nov. 9, at 3pm

ThinkTV14: Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 8pm

There are also broadcast times on our other channels and overnight. To search for those dates and times, visit www.CETconnect.org/schedule or www.thinktv.org/air/tv-schedule