Ciara, Billy Porter and Lucy Hale to Co-Host New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest

Ciara, Billy Porter and Lucy Hale are named as this year's co-hosts for the 48th annual Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest.

By Cydney Contreras Nov 26, 2019 2:00 PMTags
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Viewers across the country will be ringing in the New Year with some new faces and fresh ones, too.

This year, CiaraBilly Porter and Lucy Hale will serve as co-hosts to Ryan Seacrest at the annual Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest. This will be Ryan's 15th (!) time hosting the show and he is beyond excited to celebrate the New Year with the entourage. "As we ring in a new decade and my 15th year hosting the show, I'm so excited to welcome the talented Lucy Hale to the stage with me," said Seacrest. "It's going to be a powerhouse year with Billy and Ciara and we can't wait to celebrate with everyone!"

Newcomer Billy Porter will be taking on the central time zone in New Orleans, which Lucy previously hosted. This means Lucy is getting a seat at the table in New York City, alongside the one and only Ryan Seacrest.

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Meanwhile, Ciara is leading the countdown in the sunny Los Angeles, Calif., marking her third time as the west coast host with the most. 

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As always, Seacrest and co. are planning on delivering a rousing New Years Eve countdown. Starting at 8:00 p.m. EST, there will be five and a half hours of special performances from a lineup of performers, which will be revealed in the coming days. 

To see Lucy, Billy and Ciara lead the countdown in their respective time zones, make sure to tune in to ABC on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST.