Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Will Host TNT's "Christmas in Washington"; Lineup Announced

News   Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Will Host TNT's "Christmas in Washington"; Lineup Announced Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman, who was Oscar-nominated for his work as Jean Valjean in the film version of "Les Miserables," will host TNT's annual holiday spectacular, "Christmas in Washington."

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The program will make its premiere on TNT Dec. 20 at 8 PM ET; check local listings.

Jackman will introduce this year's lineup of musical performers, including Backstreet Boys, Sheryl Crow, Anna Kendrick, Janelle Monáe and Pat Monahan. The concert will also feature a special guest appearance by NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley.

Celebrating its 32nd anniversary this year, "Christmas in Washington" is a holiday tradition benefiting the Children's National Health System. The concert is attended each year by the President and First Lady.

This will mark TNT's 15th year presenting "Christmas in Washington," which will be taped at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, Dec. 15. The 25-time Emmy-winning team of George Stevens, Jr. and Michael Stevens are the show's producers.

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