'DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2023' RETURNS WITH STAR-STUDDED LINEUP, ADDS DISNEYLAND LOCATION TO KICK OFF DISNEY'S 100 YEARS OF WONDER CELEBRATION
Billy Porter, Ciara, D-Nice, Jessie James Decker and Liza Koshy Set To Join Host Ryan Seacrest as
Co-Hosts of Iconic ABC Broadcast
'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023' Airs Live
Saturday, Dec. 31, Beginning at 8/7c on ABC
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(R), GRAMMY(R), and Tony(R) 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.
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dick clark productions is the world's largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the "Academy of Country Music Awards," "American Music Awards," "Billboard Music Awards," "Golden Globe(R) Awards," "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," "So You Think You Can Dance," and the "Streamy Awards." dick clark productions owns one of the world's most extensive and unique entertainment archive libraries with more than 60 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. For more information please visit www.dickclark.com.
About ABC Entertainment
ABC Entertainment's compelling programming includes "Grey's Anatomy," the longest-running medical drama in primetime television; ratings juggernaut "The Bachelor" franchise; riveting dramas "Big Sky," "The Good Doctor," "A Million Little Things," "The Rookie" and "Station 19"; trailblazing comedies "Abbott Elementary," "The Conners," "The Goldbergs," "Home Economics" and "The Wonder Years"; popular game shows, including "The $100,000 Pyramid," "Celebrity Family Feud," "The Chase," "Press Your Luck" and "To Tell the Truth"; star-making sensation "American Idol"; "Judge Steve Harvey," the network's strongest unscripted series debut in a year; reality phenomenon "Shark Tank"; family favorites "America's Funniest Home Videos" and "Holey Moley"; "General Hospital," which heads into its milestone 60th season on the network; and late-night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"; as well as the critically acclaimed, Emmy(R)Award-winning "Live in Front of a Studio Audience" specials. The network also boasts some of television's most prestigious awards shows, including "The Oscars(R)," "The CMA Awards" and the "American Music Awards."
ABC programming can also be viewed on Hulu.
About Disney 100 Years of Wonder
Disney 100 Years of Wonder celebrates The Walt Disney Company's 100th anniversary. The largest company-wide event in Disney's history, Disney100 celebrates the impact of Disney's unparalleled storytelling and experiences both on global culture and audiences, along with the creators, employees, and cast members who have brought those stories to life. Disney will celebrate its fans with new experiences, products, special events, films, programming, livestreams, exhibits, and more from across its vast portfolio of beloved brands. Disney100 will honor the company's past and present, while setting the stage for the next 100 years of Disney magic, as the company creates a larger and more connected magical Disney universe for families and fans around the world.
About Ryan Seacrest
Ryan Seacrest is an Emmy(R)-winning television host, radio personality, mega producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. As one of the most recognizable voices across television and radio, Seacrest is host of "On Air with Ryan Seacrest," his market-topping #1 nationally-syndicated LA morning drive-time show for iHeart Media's 102.7 KIIS-FM, as well as a nationally syndicated Top 40 radio show. Seacrest also co-hosts and co-executive produces ABC's Emmy(R) Award-winning show "Live With Kelly And Ryan," for which he earned an Emmy(R) for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host. Seacrest also hosts television's ground-breaking singing competition series, ABC's "American Idol," and has earned several Emmy(R) Award nominations for his work on the show. Additionally, Seacrest continues to be a fixture as the host of the annual live broadcast of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest" since 2005.
About Liza Koshy
Liza Koshy is a multifaceted talent who has trailblazed a path from digital creator to one of Hollywood's brightest young stars. She recently completed production on Netflix's "Family Affair," also starring Nicole Kidman, Kathy Bates, and Zac Efron, and will also be seen in the upcoming Netflix film, "Players," and in Susanna Fogel's Cat Person. She has been featured on Forbes' 30 Under 30 Hollywood & Entertainment List and TIME Magazine's Inaugural TIME 100 Next List.
Ciara is a Grammy(R) Award-winning singer/songwriter, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Over her seventeen-year career, she has sold over 23 million records and 22 million singles worldwide, including chart-topping hits "Goodies," "Ride," "Oh," "1, 2 Step," "I Bet," and "Level Up." Ciara is not only known for her vocal talent and dance moves (her videos have been viewed over 2 billion times), but she has starred in both film and television roles. Ciara is the founder and CEO of Beauty Marks Entertainment (BME), a company at the vanguard of the fast-changing music industry. With a business model built on fully supporting the artist, the female-led enterprise places Ciara at the forefront of forward-thinking entertainers taking an entrepreneurial approach to their careers. To that end, the company positions music at the intersection of Ciara's other passions: film, fashion, philanthropy, and technology. And as part of her ongoing philanthropy work, Ciara sits on the board of the Why Not You Foundation, a charity launched by her husband Russell Wilson dedicated to fighting poverty through education, empowering youth to lead with a 'why not you' attitude. Most recently they became New York Times Bestselling authors with the release of their first children's book "Why Not You" (Random House) which was inspired by the work they do through their foundation.
About Billy Porter
Billy Porter is an award-winning actor, singer, director, composer, and playwright. He won the Emmy(R) Award for Lead Actor for his appearance in FX's Emmy(R)- and Golden Globe(R)-nominated drama Pose and earned three Emmy(R) nominations total for his role in the series. A Hollywood Walk of Fame inductee, Porter has numerous theatre credits, including the role of "Lola" in the Broadway musical Kinky Boots, which he originated in 2013 and for which he won the Tony(R), Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards, as well as the Grammy(R) for best musical-theatre album. He won his second Tony(R) Award in 2022 for "Best Musical" as a producer on A Strange Loop. Recently, Porter appeared in the third season of FX's Pose, Amazon's Cinderella re-make, the second season of CBS All Access' The Twilight Zone, American Horror Story: Apocalypse, and narrated HBO Max's Equal. Upcoming, he will star in Our Son alongside Luke Evans, direct a queer teen comedy from Gabrielle Union's I'll Have Another Productions, titled To Be Real, and direct an episode of Fox's anthology series Accused. His feature directorial debut Anything's Possible, a coming-of age film written by Ximena García Lecuona, was released in July 2022 on Prime Video. Porter released his first literary project, Unprotected, in October 2021, which was published by Abrams Press. As a recording artist, Porter most recently released his single "Stranger Things" under his new record deal with Island Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).
Over the course of an unbelievable journey from the streets of Harlem to touring and recording with Boogie Down Productions to The White House, Derrick "D-Nice" Jones went from being a pillar of the culture's history to actually making history himself. The legendary DJ, rapper, producer, photographer, and philanthropist has moved millions on wax with timeless records, on stage at unforgettable gigs, and online with his revolutionary "Club Quarantine" Instagram Live series. The latter notably set a precedent and built a template for numerous Instagram Live series to follow during the Pandemic. His influence would be recognized industrywide. The NAACP Image Awards named him 2021 Entertainer of The Year while the BET Awards named him DJ of The Year and made him an honorary recipient of the "Shine A Light" Award. He was also recognized by CNN Heroes for bringing joy to people during quarantine and took home the 2020 Webby Artist of the Year award in the category of "Special Achievement." Most importantly, "Club Quarantine'' positively impacted the globe, raising millions for First Responders, HBCU's, CDC, Apollo Theater, and more. D Nice continues to DJ on a massive scale. His timeless blend of hip-hop, soul, and R&B soundtracked President Barack Obama's and President Biden's inaugural balls, the 2021 Academy(R) Awards, 2021 MET Gala, Essence Festival, BET and Soul Train Awards, American Music Awards, and more. After spreading hope online, D Nice continues to make an artistic statement by taking Club Quarantine Live and in-person with shows across the US, selling out the Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and more.
About Jesse James Decker
Singer, songwriter, TV personality, fashion designer, beauty and lifestyle influencer/entrepreneur, and 2x New York Times best-selling author, Jessie James Decker has emerged as a multi-platform juggernaut juggling fashion brands like her personally designed Kittenish line with four retail stores and growing, along with her television hosting duties. Signed to Warner Music Nashville, Jessie's passion for music has made the multi-talented artist one of music's true breakout firebrands. The singer's authentic style immediately captivated listeners everywhere on her 2009 self-titled debut. She continued to keep it real with her second studio album, 2017's Southern Girl City Lights, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart. Now it's onto a new musical chapter of growth and empowerment with The Woman I've Become EP. Jessie lives with her husband, retired NFL player Eric Decker, and their three children, in Nashville, Tennessee.