Ryan Seacrest has been internet hosting ABC’s “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” since 2005, after Dick Clark, the show’s creator and longtime host, suffered a stroke.
“New Year’s Rockin’ Eve,” which is filmed reside in Manhattan’s Times Square, is persistently the preferred New Year’s protection. According to TV Line, the particular averaged 8.4 million viewers final yr.
This yr marks the fiftieth anniversary of “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” and Seacrest’s seventeenth time internet hosting. The “American Idol” host shall be joined by a co-host this yr — actress, comic, and YouTuber Liza Koshy.
Billy Porter and Ciara will even seem as co-hosts on the published, with Porter internet hosting an occasion in New Orleans and Ciara in Los Angeles. The show airs from 8 p.m. Eastern Time to 2 a.m. Eastern Time on December 31 on ABC. For these with out cable, the show will even be streaming on YouTube TV and Hulu+.
Who Is Liza Koshy?
25-year-old Liza Koshy first grew to become common on the video-sharing platform Vine, which was launched in 2013 and shut down in 2017. She went on to create a YouTube channel and now has 17.5 million subscribers on the platform. Her content material is usually comedic however she’s additionally tackled points like nervousness in her movies. She even sat down with Barack Obama in 2016 to debate the significance of younger folks voting.
Koshy can be an actor. Her credit embrace the Hulu authentic collection “Freakish,” Tyler Perry’s “Boo! A Madea Halloween,” and the Netflix comedy “Work It.” Her previous internet hosting expertise contains MTV’s “Total Request Live” and the reside preshow for the 2017 Golden Globe Awards.
Koshy dated fellow YouTuber David Dobrik for a number of years earlier than the pair introduced they have been damaged up in 2018. In 2021, Seth Francois, a former member of Dobrik’s YouTube ensemble The Vlog Squad, referred to as Dobrik out for sexual assault. In a broadly seen YouTube video, Dobrick tricked Francois into kissing one other member of the squad, Jason Nash. Nash wore a masks within the video and Francois thought he was kissing Corinna Kopf.
“I truthfully did not notice how a lot that state of affairs affected me till the start of final yr when COVID occurred,” he mentioned. “I keep in mind sitting in my room in Atlanta and I used to be pondering to myself, ‘that video was improper’. I simply felt like that should not have occurred to me,” Francois advised BuzzFeed News.
Ryan Seacrest Shared an Amazing Throwback Picture
Seacrest shared a Christmas throwback photograph of him and his sister, Meredith Seacrest Leach on Instagram. A younger Seacrest rocks JETS sweatpants tucked into tube socks, aviator glasses, and a 1980’s haircut within the image. His youthful sister grins in a Christmas nightgown. “Got caught peeking on the Christmas presents,” Seacrest captioned the photograph.
Seacrest, who turned 47 on Christmas Eve, was with household for the vacations, together with his niece Flora. He shared a video on Instagram of him and Flora taking part in Air Hockey. “1v1 desk hockey with Flora! Think she let me win as a result of it is my birthday,” Seacrest captioned the video. He additionally shared a photograph of him and Flora licking his birthday cake.
“Sharing my favourite bday cake with Flora. Chocolate mint chip ice cream with graham cracker crust,” he captioned the candy photograph.
Although Seacrest is courting 24-year-old model Aubrey Paige Petcosky, they’ve saved their relationship very non-public. It’s unclear if Petcosky will spend New Year’s Eve in New York with Seacrest.