Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon … errrr.. Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan are set to host the 2018 Rose Parade, streaming live on Amazon Prime Video. The news was announced today by Cord and Tish in a video announcement which can be seen here. Funny Or Die will produce the once-in-a-lifetime event, titled The 2018 Rose Parade Hosted by Cord & Tish, that will stream live on Amazon Prime Video on New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, 2018 at 8:00am PT / 11:00am ET.
Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan are no strangers to the Rose Bowl, having covered the event for the past 25 years. However, their move this year to Amazon from a local station will allow their fans from around the world to stream the event live.
“Tish and I wait all year for this and this year it’s going to be the biggest, the best, the most fun parade ever!” said Cord. “Pasadena in January! I wouldn’t miss it for the world!” added Tish.
“We are honored to work with Amazon Prime Video on this exciting broadcast,” said Tournament of Roses President, Lance Tibbet.
“Cord and Tish are parade legends, beloved the world over, and it was such a coup for us to steal them away to Amazon Prime Video for their first-ever live-streamed parade,” said Heather Schuster, Head of Unscripted, Amazon Originals. “We’re excited to bring Prime members this unprecedented live event from these veteran parade commentators.”
Health and Fitness expert Cord Hosenbeck is a frequent television and radio host dedicated to physical and mental wellness. He has authored over thirty books on subjects as diverse as diet and dressing for success.
Tish Cattigan lives in Southern California with her husband Brent, who spends most of his time on his boat in Newport Beach. She was Miss Arizona and a runner-up for Miss America. As a best-selling author, she’s written many books about relationships, co-dependency, marriage and wellness. Aside from her many appearances alongside Cord hosting the Rose Parade, Tish is also known for her two show stint as assistant D.A. Keller on L.A. Law.
Prime members will be able to stream the event, both live and after the initial airing, exclusively via the Amazon Prime Video app for TVs, connected devices including Fire TV, mobile devices and online at www.amazon.com/2018RoseParade. Members can also download the event to mobile devices for offline viewing at no additional cost to their membership. The special will be a global release and available on PrimeVideo.com for Prime Video members in more than 200 countries and territories.