Cable network TNT's annual holiday special, Christmas in Washington, will feature host Hugh Jackman and an array of musical performers including Janelle Mon Sheryl Crow, Backstreet Boys, Anna Kendrick and Pat Monahan.
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Last year's program, which Conan O'Brien hosted, featured performances by Diana Ross, Smash actress Megan Hilty, American Idol winner Scotty McCreery and Psy. His performance, which was not acknowledged by President Obama in his closing remarks, came following Psy's apology for making anti-American remarks in previous years.
Earlier TNT holiday specials have featured performances by Justin Bieber, Cee Lo Green, Jennifer Hudson, Mariah Carey, Andrea Bocelli, Annie Lennox, Neil Diamond and many more. Past hosts have included Ellen DeGeneres, George Lopez and Dr Phil and his wife Robin.