|Dick Clark's name will remain on the program|
he hosted for many years, despite his passing
earlier this year. Ryan Seacrest will carry the torch.
The show will keep its name, but Ryan Seacrest will be the host. (Technically it's called Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest.)
This year's show will feature Carly Rae Jepsen and Neon Trees joining headliner Taylor Swift. They'll perform live from Times Square in New York City beginning at 8 p.m. eastern on December 31.
On the West Coast, Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas will be the host with performers like Brandy, Flo Rida, Karmin, OneRepublic, Pitbull and more artists to be announced at a later date.
The ABC night-long presentation will begin with a two-hour celebration of Dick Clark, hosted by Fergie and Jenny McCarthy, "New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark." It will celebrate, through clips and reminiscences, the legendary television personality and producer who rang in the New Year for four decades and launched and nurtured the careers of countless artists. Seacrest will appear on the program.
Beginning at 10:00 p.m., ET, Seacrest will host "Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013" from New York, with Jenny McCarthy returning to interview the revelers in Times Square.
On both the East and West Coasts, events will include more than five and a half hours of special performances and reports on New Year's celebrations from around the globe. Seacrest will lead the traditional countdown to midnight with the ball drop from Times Square.
The complete lineup on Monday night, December 31 is:
8:00-10:00 p.m., ET -- "New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark"
10:00-11:00 p.m., ET -- "Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013"
11:30 p.m.-1:08 a.m., ET -- "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013, Part 1"
1:08-2:12 a.m., ET -- "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013, Part 2"
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013" is a presentation of dick clark productions, inc, with Ryan Seacrest, Allen Shapiro and Orly Adelson serving as executive producers. Larry Klein produces.