December 31, 2006 12:03 AM by Joe Reality
"NBC’s New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly, Presented by Chevrolet" will broadcast live on NBC from two of the top cities for ringing in the New Year–New York City and Las Vegas. Hosted by Carson Daly of NBC’s late-night show "Last Call with Carson Daly," the special will air December 31 at 11:30 p.m. (ET) and will include guest appearances by Hayden Panettiere from NBC’s breakout hit of the television season "Heroes," rockers Tommy Lee and Dave Navarro as well as the band OK Go.
Daly will broadcast from the best position in Times Square, where Panic! at the Disco will perform two songs from their platinum-selling album "A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out." During the evening, Panetierre will join Daly and give viewers a sneak peek about what to expect from the hit show in 2007.
From Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Lee, Navarro and Internet sensation OK Go will make appearances with guest correspondent Tony Potts from "Access Hollywood," who will check in with Daly throughout the night from the streets of Sin City. MSNBC’s Alison Stewart and Amy Robach will also serve as guest correspondents, who will report from Times Square as the countdown to midnight approaches.
"New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly, Presented by Chevrolet" will air live on NBC from 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. (ET). For the first time in the network’s history of New Year’s Eve coverage, the one-hour special will be simulcast on MSNBC, CNBC and Bravo as well as streamed live on nbc.com. Daly will also host a 30-minute, pre-show special from 11:00-11:30 p.m. (ET) exclusively for MSNBC and Bravo.
"NBC’s New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly, Presented by Chevrolet" is executive-produced by Daly ("Last Call with Carson Daly") and David Friedman ("Last Call with Carson Daly") through NBC Universal Television Studio and Carson Daly Productions. Guy Oseary ("Last Call with Carson Daly") also serves as co-executive producer of the special, and Steve Paley ("Last Call with Carson Daly") directs.