Happy New Year! As you’re getting ready for the New Year, you’ll also want to watch a countdown clock that counts all the way to midnight, whatever time zone you’re in. This can be a big help as you’re celebrating on New Year’s Eve and getting ready for midnight. Here are some countdown timers for New Year’s that you can use tonight.
Countdown Timers & Clocks for New Year’s Eve
If you want time-zone-specific timers, here are some:
This countdown automatically detects the time zone based on your computer.
This countdown is for New York (Eastern time zone.)
This countdown is for the West Coast (Los Angeles, Pacific time zone.)
This countdown is for the Central time zone (Oklahoma City.)
You can even visit a map here and create a New Year’s countdown based on your location on the map.
If you’re only interested in the East coast, then your best bet is to watch the Times Square official webcast. This stream begins at 6 p.m. Eastern all the way to when the Ball drops. The Times Square Webcast can be watched at TimesSquareNYC.org, NewYearsEve.nyc, or TimesSquareBall.net. You can also watch on social media on Facebook or Twitter. It includes a celebration of every hour (with a 10-second countdown), followed by a longer countdown right before midnight Eastern. You can watch it in the links above or in the stream below, where you’ll see the Ball drop in New York City.
The countdown below shows a constant countdown from locations around the world. It includes different time zones in the U.S. and time zones outside the U.S.
The countdown below is alternating between UTC, CET (Central Europe), MSK (Moscow Standard), HKT (Hong Kong Time), AEDT (Australian), EST (Eastern), PT (Pacific), and BRT (Brasilia.) The zone changes every 10 seconds. In the 10 minutes leading up to your time zone, your countdown will be constantly displayed, notes the channel’s creator. The channel notes: “NOTE: Stream delay may vary from user to user, depending on your internet connection(buffering increases delay) etc., expected delay is between 2-3 seconds. If you experience buffering, you can try to eliminate it by lowering the resolution or leaving it automatic, that way no buffering should occur at all.”
Live Streams from Broadcast Networks
If YouTube or video countdowns aren’t really your thing, you can also watch a number of live stream broadcasts from major networks covering the New Year. These will all be counting down to the New Year too.
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CNN: Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen will be co-hosting CNN’s annual New Year’s Eve online event. The event is called New Year’s Eve Live with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen and it starts at 8 p.m. Eastern from Times Square. You can live stream it on FuboTV with a 7-day trial, Hulu with Live TV, or PlayStation Vue. CNN will also be live streaming the event from CNN.com’s homepage. You can also watch on mobile devices using CNN’s app for iOS and Android.
Brooke Baldwin and Don Lemon will host a countdown from Nashville’s Music City Midnight Celebration, ringing in the New Year on Central time.
NBC: Carson Daly will be hosting the live event again from Times Square, which starts at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central on New Year’s Eve. You can live stream via FuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, or AT&T TV Now.
ABC: ABC is hosting Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020 to celebrate the New Year. The event begins at 8 p.m. Eastern from Times Square. Your live stream options include AT&T TV Now, Hulu with Live TV, or YouTube TV.
Ciara is hosting the West Coast party from Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020, Deadline reported.
FOX: Steve Harvey will be live from Times Square for FOX. Part One airs from 8-10 p.m. Eastern live (MT/PT are tape-delayed), and Part Two airs from 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Eastern live (CT/MT/PT tape-delayed.) Your live stream options include FuboTV, AT&T TV Now, Sling TV’s “Sling Blue” package, or Hulu with Live TV.