moderated FW: Audio Descriptions Available for Macys Parade

Richard Turner <richardturner42@...>

I thought some would be interested in this since it is not just for NFB Newsline subscribers.

If you stream NBC using Jaws, you may want to investigate turning on the Secondary Audio Channel for Audio descriptions.


From: Scott White <swhite@...>
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:08 AM
To: RICHARD TURNER <richardturner42@...>
Subject: Audio Descriptions Available for Macys Parade


Dear NFB-NEWSLINE subscribers,

We are passing on the below message for informational purposes only, since there maybe persons in our community who want to include this activity in their holiday celebrations later this week. Please check your TV listings on NFB-NEWSLINE for your local channel and time.

Audio Descriptions Available for Macys Parade this week

For the first time in Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade broadcast history, NBC Universal is providing the full NBC broadcast with live audio description on the Secondary Audio Program channel (S A P), provided by Descriptive Video Works. This years broadcast will be available with additional audio narration, describing the rich visuals of the Parade including the magnificent balloons, floats and performances, to complement the storytelling and celebration that make the Parade an annual Thanksgiving Day tradition for millions of Americans. The parade is Thursday, November 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m., EST.

Wishing everyone a great holiday!

National Federation of the Blind | | 866-504-7300 | nfbnewsline@...

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