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Thursday, October 6, 2011

Movers and Shakers Will & Anthony Nunziata kick off ABC-televised Columbus Day Parade with "The Prayer"

WABC-TV will broadcast the 67th Annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday, October 10 from Noon - 3:00PM. Kicking off the parade at Noon will be Will & Anthony Nunziata, dubbed by The Wall Street Journal as "blessed with strong voices and leading man looks"not to mention stellar degrees from Boston College.  Also appearing on the Red Carpet & stage during Channel 7's broadcast will be American Idol sensation Pia Toscano, Italian chanteuse Giadia Valenti, and Kara DioGuardi.

Channel 7's broadcast will reach more than 7.4 million television households in 29 counties covering New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. In addition, the parade will be viewed live by millions of people along Fifth Avenue and on the Italian television network, RAI International.

Emmy Award-winning TV journalist, columnist and author Maria Bartiromo and actor, entertainer and producer Joe Piscopo team up once again to anchor this year's parade festivities as Channel 7 Eyewitness News Anchor Ken Rosato and Reporter Lisa Colagrossi report from along the parade route.

The Parade begins at 11:30AM and runs north along Fifth Avenue from 47th to 72nd Street.

All proceeds from the Parade and related weekend events help fund the Columbus Citizens Foundation's $2 million annual commitment to scholarships for deserving students.

For more information on Will and Anthony Nunziata, visit For more on the Columbus Citizen's Foundation, visit

PHOTO: Will Nunziata (left), Anthony Nunziata (right). Photo Credit: Joe Marzullo

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