Opry Continues 75th Birthday Celebration With Thanksgiving CBS Special

Following this past weekend’s big Grand Ole Opry shindig, festivities surrounding the Opry’s 75th birthday have escalated into a Thanksgiving prime-time special on CBS. Vince Gill and Dolly Parton will host Grand Ole Opry 75th — A Celebration, a two-hour special which will be taped Oct. 25 at the Grand Ole Opry House for broadcast at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Nov. 23. Garth Brooks, George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Trisha Yearwood, Little Jimmy Dickens, Alan Jackson, Bill Anderson, Martina McBride and Porter Wagoner have been confirmed to appear on the Turkey Day special. Steve Wariner and Bergen White will serve as musical directors.