DICK CLARK AND RYAN SEACREST SET TO HOST "DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE 2008," MONDAY, DECEMBER 31 LIVE ON ABC
For the 36th consecutive year, "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" will lead America into the New Year when Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest host specials starting at 10:00 p.m., ET, MONDAY, DECEMBER 31 on the ABC Television Network.
The American tradition of Dick Clark counting down to midnight will once again take place during the three-and-a-half hours of specials from Times Square in New York City. This year will include special performances from both New York and Hollywood. Additionally Marysol Castro, "Good Morning America Weekend's" weather and features correspondent, will return to report on other happenings in and around New York City.
The special programming will kick off with "Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve 2008" from10:00-11:00 p.m., ET, featuring performances live from New York's Times Square.
During "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2008, Part 1" (11:35 p.m. - 1:05 a.m., ET), in addition to reporting on the final minutes of 2007 and the traditional Times Square countdown to midnight, the show will feature music performances from both Hollywood, California and Times Square in New York.
Wrapping the night's activities will be "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2008, Part 2" (1:05-2:05 a.m., ET), when musical acts will continue the party into the early hours of the New Year with additional performances from Hollywood.
The specials are presentations of dick clark productions, Inc. Executive producers are Dick Clark, Ryan Seacrest and Terry Bateman. Larry Klein produces. Barry Glazer and Bruce Gowers direct. Production designer is Bruce Ryan. Talent producer is Melissa Trueblood.