Host Ryan Seacrest will oversee New Year’s festivities in Times Square.
The 50th annual Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve celebration will feature the show’s first-ever Spanish-language countdown with Puerto Rico as the inaugural host destination, MRC Live & Alternative and ABC announced today (Oct. 7).
The Spanish-language countdown festivities are set to take place on the grounds of the Puerto Rico Convention Center and DISTRITO T-Mobile with host Ryan Seacrest overseeing New Year’s festivities in Times Square, set to air Friday, Dec. 31 live on ABC at 8pm ET. Puerto Rico’s countdown will occur at 11pm ET.
"As we expand the footprint of ‘New Year's Rockin’ Eve,’ we’re proud to broadcast from Puerto Rico as we showcase the vibrant multicultural destination to commemorate this milestone year for the iconic New Year’s celebration,” said MRC Live and Alternative president Adam Stotsky.