Those planning to ring in the New Year at home can watch the festivities and the annual New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square via live stream.
Actor and TV personality Jonathan Bennett returns to co-host with Jeremy Hassell. Bennett, who hosted the event in 2016, 2019, 2020 and 2021, starred in Mean Girls and a Hallmark holiday film Holiday Sitter and organized Cake Wars, Halloween Wars And Holiday Wars. Hassel, who has hosted many live events and celebrity interviews, has been part of the Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration since 2016.
Chelsea Cutler and JVKE Live will headline musical performances for the commercial-free webcast and TV pool feed, with Cutler continuing a New Year’s Eve tradition of singing John Lennon’s “Imagine” moments before midnight.
The platinum-certified singer will also perform some of her singles, including “Devil on My Shoulder,” “Sad Tonight” and “Men on the Moon.” JVKE sings his songs “This Is What It Feels Like To Fall In Love”, “This Is What Heartbreak Feels Like” and “Golden Hour”.
The celebration will include other performances from Times Square, star-studded interviews, behind-the-scenes stories, activities and hourly countdowns. The Sino-American Friendship Association will present a cultural performance, as well as dance by the New York dance group ANEW. Street reporters Michael Abbott and Andrea Bohlke will also help out throughout the night.
The Times Square New Year’s Celebration webcast will begin with the ball raising at 6pm ET on December 31st and end after the midnight ball drop. Online viewers can also tune in for a virtual New Year’s Eve experience VNYE appCourtesy of Jamestown, owner of One Times Square.
Watch the 14th Annual Webcast below.