ABC and dick clark productions announced today that “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023” has expanded to Disneyland and will return once again to Times Square and beyond, headlined by 18-time host and executive producer of the show, Ryan Seacrest. Actress and producer Liza Koshy will return as co-host in Times Square alongside Seacrest. Country artist Jessie James Decker will also join the duo in Times Square as the Powerball co-host for her fourth consecutive year. “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” will air SATURDAY, DEC. 31, live on ABC, beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST.
Disneyland will become this year’s inaugural host destination and home to an additional “Rockin’ Eve” celebration with veteran hostess and award-winning multiplatinum-selling artist Ciara overseeing festivities at the Happiest Place on Earth. The Disneyland segments will be pre-taped prior to the New Year’s holiday. This year’s broadcast event will also kick off Disney’s 100 Years of Wonder Celebration, which will celebrate the global impact of Disney’s storytelling, experiences, and fans and set the stage for the next 100 years of Disney magic. Beginning Jan. 27, 2023, Disneyland Resort will be the place “where wonder comes to life,” with special limited-time offerings taking place throughout the year, plus two all-new nighttime spectaculars.
Returning for his fourth year, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, and Tony® Award winner Billy Porter will be back in New Orleans as co-host to head up the Central Standard Time zone countdown. Porter co-hosted from New Orleans in 2019 and 2021, and Times Square in 2020. After serving as the official LA Party DJ at last year’s show, iconic DJ, producer/rapper and philanthropist D-Nice will return as this year’s LA co-host.
“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve,” America’s go-to annual New Year’s tradition that celebrates the year’s very best in music, sets the stage to ring in the new year with more than 5½ hours of dynamic performances airing until 2:00 a.m. EST and gives viewers a look at New Year’s celebrations from around the globe. Additional details around performers will be announced closer to show night.
“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2022,” the No. 1 New Year’s Eve programming special each year, won all six half-hours of New Year’s Eve primetime and beat the combined deliveries of its broadcast competitors by 2.0 million total viewers and by 138% among adults 18-49. Continuing to hold the title as most watched year over year, last year’s late-night telecast attracted 9.4 million total viewers.