Al Roker in the middle of Thanksgiving Day Parade madness. (Eric Liebowitz/NBC)

Morning show wars, late-night wars…and yes, Thanksgiving Day Parade wars. Just like everything else on TV, you have several options when it comes to where you tune in and what to see beyond the giant balloons and floats.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (NBC)
When: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., ET
Where: New York City
Hosts: Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker of “Today” show
Performers: Oh so many — Idina Menzel, Sting, Nick Jonas, Meghan Trainor, Lucy Hale, Cole Swindell, KISS, the Madden Brothers, Hilary Duff, Renee Fleming, Becky G., Sabrina Carpenter, Pentatonix, Romeo Santos, the Vamps, Quvenzhané Wallis, Sandra Lee and more.
Extras: Numbers from “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” “On the Town,” “Finding Neverland” and “Side Show.” Plus, a sneak preview of the networks’ (possible trainwreck?) “Peter Pan Live!” that airs next week.

Thanksgiving Day Parade (CBS)
When: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET
Where: New York City
Hosts: Kevin Frazier of “Entertainment Tonight” and Thea Andrews of “The Insider”
Performers: Taylor Swift. (Not sure if you heard she lives in NYC now?) In any case, who else do you need?
Extras: More Broadway casts, including singers from the productions of “Matilda” and “Pippin.”

McDonalds Thanksgiving Parade (WGN)
When: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET
Where: Chicago
Hosts: Micah Materre and Mark Suppelsa of WGN
Performances: The Joffrey Ballet, Barnum & Bailey Circus, Ringling Bros., and Goodman Theatre’s production of of “A Christmas Carol”
Extras: Jackie Robinson West little league team, actor Colin Egglesfield, actress Karolyn Grimes, “Chicago Fire” star Yuri Sardarov. Plus, Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider serves as Grand Marshal, because why not?

6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade (ABC in select areas)
When: 8:30 a.m to 12 p.m. ET
Where: Philadelphia
Hosts: Rick Williams, Cecily Tynan, Karen Rogers, Alicia Vitarelli of 6ABC
Performances: Well, it’s ABC, so obviously “Frozen” on ice. Plus, lots of local dance troupes
Extras: Lance Bass, “American Idol” winner Candice Glover, “Good Morning America’s” Ginger Zee, “The Middle” star Charlie McDermott, Miss America Kira Kazantsev, the Eagles cheerleaders and more.


Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York is welcoming the biggest freshman class of giant balloons in its history. (AP)