Free New Year’s Eve Feed From Times Square

The co-organizers of the famous New York New Year’s Ball Drop — the Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment — are once again offering HD satellite and fiber feeds of the celebration from Times Square as well as behind-the-scenes preparations leading up to the big night including the Wishing Wall, Numeral Arrival (Dec. 21), numeral installation atop One Times Square (Dec. 26), crystal installation (Dec. 27), Good Riddance Day (Dec. 28), confetti test (Dec. 29), and ball test and balloon preparation (Dec. 30).

The Dec. 31 live feeds are clean and uninterrupted with no bug or logo. They are available free of charge to domestic and international media organizations and will feature exclusive panoramic views from proprietary camera locations with the ambient and natural sounds, as well as showcasing the lighting and raising of the famous New Year’s Ball, hourly countdowns, live musical performances, special guests and the pushing of the Waterford Crystal button that signals the famous Ball Drop at midnight.

Information for the live, broadcast feed of the New Year’s Eve celebration on Dec. 31 and the downloadable pre-New Year’s Eve footage and photography is available here.

The event organizers have also partnered again with Livestream to offer an international webcast of the event. Host Jonathan Bennett and street correspondents will provide live, commercial-free coverage leading up to the Ball Drop at midnight. The webcast is available for media outlets, webmasters and bloggers to embed on their own websites and Facebook pages. Additional details (including embedding codes) are available here.


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Free New Year’s Eve Feed From Times Square

The co-organizers of the famous New Year’s Ball Drop — the Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment — are once again offering HD satellite and fiber feeds of the celebration from Times Square in New York.

The clean, uninterrupted feeds with no bug or logo are available free of charge to domestic and international media organizations. They feature exclusive, panoramic views from proprietary camera locations with the ambient and natural sounds of the revelers, showcasing the lighting and raising of the famous New Year’s Ball, hourly countdowns, musical performances, as well as the famous Ball Drop at midnight.

The co-organizers of the famous Ball Drop are once again offering HD satellite and fiber feeds of the celebration from Times Square, New York, as well as behind-the-scenes preparations leading up to the big night on Dec. 3 (Wishing Wall), Dec. 11 (Numeral Arrival), Dec. 26 (Numeral Installation atop One Times Square), Dec. 27 (Crystal Installation), Dec. 28 (Good Riddance Day), Dec. 29 (Confetti Test) and Dec. 30 (Ball Test and Balloon Preparation).

New for the 2020 celebration is the offering of social media-ready content of these preparations, including photos and short videos with background music and captions.

Information for the live, broadcast feed of the New Year’s Eve celebration on Dec. 31 and the downloadable pre-New Year’s Eve footage and social content is available here.

The event organizers have also partnered with Livestream once again to offer an international webcast of the event. The host and street correspondents (TBA in December) will cover the action in Times Square, including the hourly countdowns, ball raising ceremony, stage and musical performances and interview special guests. The webcast is being made available for media outlets, webmasters and bloggers to embed on their own websites and Facebook pages. Additional details (including embedding codes) are available here.

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Free New Year’s Eve Feed From Times Square

The Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment are once again offering free HD satellite/fiber feeds of the New Year’s Eve Celebration in Times Square, New York.

The clean, uninterrupted feeds are available free of charge to domestic and organizations, and feature exclusive, panoramic views from more than 20 camera locations, highlighting the ambient and natural sounds of the revelers, the lighting and raising of the famous New Year’s Ball, hourly countdowns, musical entertainment and more.

Gavin DeGraw and Rachel Platten will be co-headlining the live, commercial-free feeds and webcast.  

DeGraw will be performing his classic hits including I Don’t Want To Be and Not Over You, and his latest single She Sets The City On Fire. Platten will perform her hit singles Fight Song and Stand By You, and later in the evening, continue the New Year’s Eve tradition of singing John Lennon’s Imagine moments before midnight.

Silentó will also perform his hit single, Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae).

Additional performers include the USO Show Troupe as well as Don Omar, Lupillo Rivera, Luis Coronel and the inaugural New Year, New Voices selection, Jojo Abot.

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Event organizers also announced that Allison Hagendorf, Global Head of Rock at Spotify, network television host and Live Announcer of the MTV Video Music Awards and MTV Movie Awards, will return for her fifth year as the Times Square New Year’s Eve Webcast host, and will be joined by first-time webcast host Jonathan Bennett, star of “Mean Girls” and host of “Cake Wars.”

Also, Special Guest UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be joined by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to push the Waterford Crystal button that signals the Ball Drop.

Satellite coordinate/fiber feed information for both the live, New Year’s Eve celebration on Dec. 31 and pre-New Year’s Eve footage, featuring behind-the-scenes preparations for the festivities including the Crystal Installation (Dec. 27), Confetti Test (Dec. 29) and more, is available here.

The event organizers have also partnered with Livestream once again to offer an international, six webcast of the event. This webcast is being made available for media outlets, webmasters and bloggers to embed on their own websites. Additional details and embedding details are available here.


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