Tonight, ABC will air a special, Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories That Changed America, at 9pm ET/PT. The show was taped last September in honor of the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture. Obama will be featured in tonight’s airing, along with celebrity presenters like Dave Chappelle, Tom Hanks, Samuel L. Jackson, Janelle Monáe and Will Smith. And the special features performances by Mary J. Blige, Christina Aguilera, Gladys Knight, John Legend, Ne-Yo, Usher and Stevie Wonder, among others.
Read on to find out where you can watch the special tonight.
TIME: 9pm-11pm ET/PT
DATE: January 12, 2017
TV CHANNELS: ABC Network – Click here to access the ABC channel finder and locate your local station
TITLE: Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories That Changed America
SYNOPSIS:An array of entertainers gather for the opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.