dick clark productions and ABC announced on Tuesday (Dec. 8) that Billy Porter will join Lucy Hale and Ryan Seacrest in New York City’s Times Square for Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021. Ciara will take over the Los Angeles celebration for the fourth year.
“2020 has been a trying year for the world and I’m thrilled to have Billy and Lucy join me in ushering in a new year with fresh beginnings,” said Seacrest in a press statement. “We look forward to making sure it’s a night for everyone to remember.”
As the coronavirus continues to spread, this year’s broadcast is closed to the public.
Jessie James Decker will return as Powerball correspondent for the second year, checking in with five randomly selected finalists across the country before revealing the Powerball First Millionaire of the Year just after midnight on January 1, 2021.
Catch the event on Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. Additional details on hosts, performers in Time Square and other locations will be announced in the coming weeks.
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021 is produced by dick clark productions, which is owned by MRC Entertainment, the parent company of Billboard.