Ryan Seacrest New Year’s 2022 Live Stream: How to Watch Online

Getty Ryan Seacrest attends iHeartRadio 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2021.

Tonight, ABC is hosting “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2022” to celebrate the New Year and say goodbye to 2021. The event begins at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC and then continues all night, including through the West Coast’s midnight celebration.

If you don’t have cable, here are some different ways you can watch a live stream of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” online:

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FuboTV

You can watch a live stream of ABC (live in most markets) and 100-plus other TV channels on FuboTV, which comes with a seven-day free trial:

FuboTV Free Trial

Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” live on the FuboTV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Series X/S, Samsung TV, LG TV, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the FuboTV website.

If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 250 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as a 72-hour look-back feature, which allows you to watch most shows on-demand within three days (and sometimes longer) of their conclusion, even if you don’t record them.


DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream (formerly AT&T TV) has four different channel packages: “Entertainment,” “Choice,” “Ultimate” and “Premier.” ABC (live in most markets) is included in every one, but you can pick any package and any add-on you want with your free 14-day trial.

Note that the free trial isn’t advertised as such, but your “due today” amount will be $0 when signing up. If you watch on your computer, phone or tablet, you won’t be charged for 14 days. If you watch on a streaming device on your TV (Roku, Fire Stick, Apple TV, etc.), you will be charged for the first month, but you can get still get a full refund if you cancel before 14 days:

DirecTV Stream Free Trial

Once signed up for DirecTV Stream, you can watch “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” live on the DirecTV Stream app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Samsung TV, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the DirecTV Stream website.

If you can’t watch live, DirecTV Stream also comes with 20 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to unlimited hours).


Vidgo

You can watch a live stream of ABC (live in select markets) and 65+ other TV channels on Vidgo, which comes with a free seven-day trial:

Vidgo Free Trial

Once signed up for Vidgo, you can watch “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” live on the Vidgo app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Vidgo website.


Hulu With Live TV

You can watch a live stream of ABC (live in most markets) and 65+ other TV channels via Hulu With Live TV, which now also includes both ESPN+ and Disney+ as part of their special bundle:

Get Hulu With Live TV

Once signed up for Hulu With Live TV, you can watch “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” live on the Hulu app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Series X/S, PlayStation 4 or 5, Nintendo Switch, Samsung TV, LG TV, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Hulu website.

If you can’t watch live, Hulu with Live TV comes with both its extensive on-demand library (which includes most shows after they air) and 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).


‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ 2022 Preview

The New Year’s Eve event starts at 8 p.m. Eastern/Pacific. Ryan Seacrest will host the celebration that shows the ball dropping in Times Square. The show will continue until 2 a.m. Eastern so viewers can see celebrations all around the globe.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of “Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve.” Seacrest joined Clark as co-host in 2006, USA Today reported, and then was named the full-time host in 2007. Clark died in 2012, but the event still bears his name.

A press release about the event noted LL Cool J will give a performance of his hits on the NYRE stage, and Chloe will perform “Have Mercy” to the Times Square crowd. Journey will perform a collection of their hits, and Karol G will kick off the festivities. In New Orleans, Billy Porter will perform a new hit single, along with a “sneak peek of a future classic” on the riverboat Louis Armstrong.

Los Angeles performers will include Avril Lavigne, Travis Barker, Big Boi with Sleepy Brown, AJR and Daisy the Great, French Montana, Don Omar, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Maneskin, Masked Wolf, Walker Hayes, OneRepublic, and more.

Ciara and D-Nice will co-host the LA party, along with Ryan Seacrest in Times Square and Liza Koshy. Billy Porter will co-host from New Orleans, and Roselyn Sanchez will co-host from Puerto Rico. This marks the show’s first Spanish countdown.

In addition, Jessie James Decker will announce the annual “First Millionaire of the Year” for Powerball. This will be announced just after midnight in New York.

The press release noted: “Last year’s program dominated the combined deliveries of its broadcast competitors by 7.0 million Total Viewers and by 63% with Adults 18-49. Soaring by double digits year over year, last year’s late-night telecast attracted 18.4 million Total Viewers and ranked as the highest-rated musical special of 2020 among Adults 18-49.”

USA Today reported that the celebration will happen despite the Omicron variant. Seacrest said that last year’s empty streets “really emotionally impacted me.”

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