Ryan Seacrest hosts the year’s biggest celebration at the crossroads of the world when Carly Rae Jepsen and Neon Trees join headliner Taylor Swift performing live in Times Square on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013,” MONDAY on ABC and WWAY.
Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas returns to host the west coast party, featuring performances by Brandy, Flo Rida, Karmin, OneRepublic, Pitbull and more.
The New Year’s festivities kick off at 8 p.m. with a two-hour celebration of Dick Clark, hosted by Fergie and Jenny McCarthy, “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Celebrates Dick Clark.” The special celebrates, through clips and reminiscences, the legendary television personality and producer who rang in the New Year for four decades and launched and nurtured the careers of countless artists. Ryan Seacrest makes a special appearance.
Beginning at 10 p.m., Seacrest will host “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013” from New York, with McCarthy returning to interview the revelers in Times Square. Some of America’s hottest artists and groups will perform throughout the night.
At 11 p.m., don’t miss the final edition of WWAY NewsChannel 3 for 2012. Then it’s right back to the party at 11:35 p.m.
The bi-coastal events will include more than 5 1/2 hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the globe, and Ryan Seacrest will lead the traditional countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City.