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Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular airs Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET on NBC
The 42nd annual show over the East River will feature an incredible pyrotechnic spectacle
It'll be one of America's largest fireworks display in more than a decade, with tens of thousands of shells launched from seven barges
The 42nd annual Macy's 4th of July fireworks show over the East River promises to be another spectacular display, with seven barges launching tens of thousands of shells into the air during a two-hour special broadcast on NBC.
Kelly Clarkson, Ricky Martin and Keith Urban join the star-studded roster for the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular special on NBC, airing Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET with an hour-long encore presentation to follow. Akbar Gbajabiamila and Matt Iseman are the hosts for this year's event.
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