WE LOVE A PARADE & ENTERTAINMENT SPECTACLES!!
Current parades and Entertainment Spectacles that JM Best Entertainment, Inc. & John M. Best produces both for the street and LIVE Television.
The Nashville Christmas Parade benefitting the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, TN – for WKRN News 2 ABC-TV and national syndication. The first year the show was nominated for an EMMY Award for Best LIVE Event Special and won the award. This will be our 5th year producing this parade.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, DC – for ABC7 WJLA in Washington, DC and national syndication. This will be our 17th year producing this parade.
The National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, DC. This will be our 16th year producing this parade for local Washington, DC television and national syndication.
The National Independence Day Parade in Washington, DC. This will be our 17th year producing this parade.
Philadelphia’s July 4th Parade – for NBC 10 and 6ABC in Philadelphia. We have produced the parade 7 times. Our partner Under the Sun Productions currently produces the parade and JM Best writes the parade.
The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival in Chicago. For ABC WLS-TV and national syndication plus Canada. This will be our 12th year producing this nighttime spectacle for the audience of more than 1 million people on the Magnificent Mile. The first year the show was nominated for an EMMY Award for Best LIVE Special and won the award.
6ABC/Dunkin’ Philadelphia’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – for 6ABC in Philadelphia and national syndication. This will be our 21st year producing the parade.
Other LIVE Parades & Events we have produced over the years:
The Orlando Citrus Parade – for ABC in Orlando, Florida and for national TV Syndication. 2018 was our first year producing this citrus extravaganza celebrating the College Bowl Games in Orlando.
Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade – for ABC. John produced or was associated with the parade for 17 years. Nominated 6 times for a national EMMY Award and won for the Best Class Special.
Miss America’s Show Us Your Shoes Parade – for 6ABC in Philadelphia (the first year). We have produced the parade 2 times. (also National Radio Broadcast).
The Pre Race Show for the Daytona 500 (in association with Q&A Entertainment of Atlanta) We produced the show 7 times for the Daytona International Speedway and FOX Sports.
Glorioso! A Christmas Spectacle LIVE from Manaus, Brazil on Christmas night with a cast of 5,000 performers – for AmazonSat, Brazilian Television and Worldwide Television distribution. (3 years) John M Best also directs the special with 30 television cameras.
A Parade Salute for the Veterans (for the Dedication of the World War II Memorial) in Washington, DC
The Walt Disney World Happy Easter Parade ABC Television Network – John produced or was associated with the parade for 4 years.
Marian Anderson Procession in Philadelphia Honoring Harry Bellefonte and Gregory Peck – 2 years
Disney Days Parade – Cape Cod, Massachusetts – 2 years
The Boy Scouts Centennial Parade in Washington, DC