Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen and Neon Trees are among the artists performing in Times Square on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013,” airing at 10:30 p.m.. Monday, Dec. 31 on ABC.
Ryan Seacrest hosts the celebration on the East Coast, while Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas anchors the West Coast party spotlighting performances by OneRepublic (featuring Tulsa-born frontman Ryan Tedder), Brandy; Flo Rida; Karmin and Pitbull.
Jenny McCarthy returns to interview Times Square revelers during “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013,” airing at 9 p.m.
A two-hour celebration of Dick Clark, hosted by Fergie and Jenny McCarthy, precedes the New Year’s Eve event at 7 p.m.
“New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Celebrates Dick Clark” will present clips and reminiscences on the legendary television personality and producer who rang in the New Year for four decades, and kicked off as well as fostered innumerable artist. Seacrest makes a special appearance on the program.
Over 5 1/2 hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the world will be covered during the programming event, and Seacrest will preside over the traditional countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City.
The complete scheduled for the specials is as follows:
7:00-9:00 p.m. — “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Celebrates Dick Clark”
9:00-10:00 p.m. — “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013”
10:30 p.m.-12:08 a.m. — “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013, Part 1”
12:08-1:12 a.m. — “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013, Part 2”
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