Hot off helping to ring in the holiday season with NBC’s A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy, Chrissy Teigen is confirmed to co-host the network’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration. Teigen will be joining Carson Daly (The Voice) to co-host NBC’s New Year’s Eve which will once again broadcast live from Times Square in New York City.
NBC is also bringing Saturday Night Live‘s Leslie Jones on board to help greet the new year. In addition, 2018 CMA Entertainer of the Year and Grammy Award winner Keith Urban has been tapped to perform live from Nashville during the two-hour broadcast. Urban will also host the Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve event from Nashville’s Bicentennial State Park.
Additional musical performers will be announced closer to the show.
NBC’s New Year’s Eve will air on Monday, December 31, 2018 beginning at 10pm ET/PT. As with previous years, the holiday special will run from 10-11pm and then take a half-hour break so local stations can air the news. The New Year’s Eve countdown will continue at 11:30pm, wrapping up at 12:30am ET/PT.
This year’s NBC’s New Year’s Eve will be executive produced by Carson Daly and Chrissy Teigen. Casey Spira is co-executive producing and Ryan Polito is directing.
Previous NBC’s New Year’s Eve hosts and performers have included Angela Kinsey, Adele, Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, CeeLo Green, and Adam Levine.