United in Song: Celebrating the American Dream

PBS | 9:00 pm

Three-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera hosts this 90-minute musical New Year's Eve special, which was filmed before a live audience at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. Also on the bill are Tony winners Lea Salonga ("Miss Saigon") and Paulo Szot ("South Pacific"), along with Drew Gehling ("Waitress"), Grammy winners Judy Collins and Sandi Patty, and Grammy nominees Deborah Cox and Cassadee Pope. Other vocalists include David Archuleta and opera star Amber Merritt. Instrumental numbers will be performed by violinist Midori, jazz trumpeter Delbert Anderson and guitarist Pepe Romero.