Where can you watch the New Year's Eve 2013 ball drop in NYC? The 2014 New Year is close at hand, but don't wait until midnight to tune in and find out what's going on! We've got a full schedule of New Year's Eve events, shows, performers and live streams to enjoy as we wait for the ball to drop and ring in a Happy New Year 2014.
Both ABC and NBC will be providing a wide range of entertainment starting at 8 p.m. ET when ABC's New Year's Rockin' Eve party launches. While you can watch the New Year's Eve special programming on your local ABC and NBC television channels, for those who prefer to watch online, or from their mobile devices, ABC and NBC will both be providing a live stream online, or you can watch through the official iOS and Android apps. In addition, a free live stream of the Times Square festivities starting at 6 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 is also available and has been embedded below.
New Year's Eve Times Square Live Stream, Schedule and Events
Here is what you can expect to see at Times Square on New Year's Eve starting at 6 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 31, 2013.
- 6:00 p.m. to 6:03 p.m. - Lighting and Raising the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball
- 6:04 p.m. to 6:14 p.m. - Opening Ceremonies and Chinese Cultural Performance
- 6:20 p.m. - Times Square 2013 Hats, Balloons and Scarves. The Times Square Alliance sanitation crew clad in bright red uniforms begins to distribute tens of thousands of fun handouts to the Times Square revelers for cheering in the New Year.
- 6:58 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Hourly Countdown with Elisabeth Hasselbeck & Bill Hemmer. Elisabeth Hasselbeck & Bill Hemmer will appear at the Nivea Countdown Stage to wish the Times Square revelers "Happy New Year" and lead the ten second countdown to the 7 o'clock hour accompanied by colorful pyrotechnic effects atop One Times Square.
- 7:01 p.m. to 7:12 p.m. - The USO Show Troupe Performance
- 7:58 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Hourly Countdown with Anderson Cooper. Anderson Cooper will appear at the Nivea Countdown Stage to wish the Times Square revelers "Happy New Year"; and lead the ten second countdown to the 8 o'clock hour accompanied by colorful pyrotechnic effects atop One Times Square.
- 8:15 p.m. to 8:27 p.m. - FNC's "All American New Year": Musical Performance by Rodney Atkins
- 8:35 p.m. to 8:41 p.m. - ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve": Musical Performance by Icona Pop
- 9:32 p.m. to 9:39 p.m - ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve": Musical Performance by Blondie
- 9:57 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. - Hourly Countdown with Spider-Man
- 10:37 p.m. to 10:44 p.m. - ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve": Musical Performance by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
- 10:50 p.m. to 10:53 p.m. - Exclusive Times Square Clip From The Amazing Spider-Man 2TM movie
- 11:39 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. - ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve": Musical Performance by Miley Cyrus
ABC Channel New Year's Eve NYC 2013 - 2014 Programming: What Time Do The Shows Start And Who Will Be Performing?
As we know Ryan Seacrest has taken over the hosting of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve party in NYC, and this year he will so it with the help of Jenny McCarthy by his side. On the West Coast, Fergie will be in charge of the New Year's eve celebrations and festivities while waiting for the ball to drop and ring in the 2014 New Year. Here are the time schedules and performers for tonight's shows.
8:00 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET ABC New Year's Rockin' Eve Presents the 30 Greatest Women in Music (watch the live stream here).
10 p.m. - 12p.m. Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2014 (watch the live stream here).
Beginning at 10 p.m. ET, ABC's New Year's Eve show will feature a plethora of popular powerhouse performers to ring in the New Year right, while waiting for the ball to drop. Featured performers will include: Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Icona Pop and Florida Georgia Line, are among those performing to ring in 2014. In addition ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" will also feature some other favorite singers and performers such as Blondie, Capital Cities, Daughtry, Jason Derulo, Fall Out Boy, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Enrique Iglesias, Billy Joel, Pitbull, Robin Thick and The Fray.
NBC New Year's Eve Show 2013 - 2014 With Carson Daily Live Stream And Schedule: Who Will Be Performing?
In addition to Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve Party, NBC will also be live streaming of the New Year's eve festivities, featuring Carson Daly as host and co-host Jane Lynch. The live stream will begin at 10 p.m. ET. Featured performers include Mariah Carey and Blake Shelton singing and performing, with guest appearances from Natasha Leggero and actor Anthony Anderson.