ABC will hold rocking within the new yr by way of the tip of the 2020s.
The community has renewed its take care of Dick Clark Productions for the annual New 12 months’s Rockin’ Eve particular. The brand new deal will hold the present, hosted by Ryan Seacrest, in its long-time dwelling by way of 2029. The present deal was because of finish in 2024.
New 12 months’s Rockin’ Eve is the longest-running New 12 months’s Eve TV particular, relationship again to 1972. It aired on NBC for its first two years earlier than transferring to ABC in 1974, the place it’s been ever since. It’s additionally by far essentially the most watched of any New 12 months’s Eve programming on broadcast and cable networks; final yr’s present averaged 13.8 million viewers for its late-night block (it additionally runs in primetime), peaking at just below 18 million at midnight ET.
Seacrest joined New 12 months’s Rockin’ Eve as a co-host in 2006 after Clark, who created the present and was its host for a number of a long time, reduce on his duties following a stroke. Seacrest took over as the first host a yr later, and Clark made appearances on the published till his loss of life in 2012.
The 2023-into-2024 version of New 12 months’s Rockin’ Eve will go off as ordinary beginning at 8 p.m. Dec. 31. Co-hosts and performers are but to be introduced.
Dick Clark Productions is owned by Penske Media Eldridge, a three way partnership between Penske Media Company and Eldridge that additionally owns The Hollywood Reporter.