'New Year's Eve Live With Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin' 2017: Start time and channel


For the brave souls who will camp out in Times Square in New York City on New Year's Eve to wait for 2017 to commence: good luck. Everyone else indoors can stay tuned for New Year's Eve Live With Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin, the 10th time the two public figures will be hosting the special together.

Airing on CNN at 8 p.m. Eastern, Cooper and Griffin will co-host the special until 12:30 a.m., when other CNN figures from time zones around the country will celebrate the beginning of the new year. 

In addition to Cooper and Griffin, Don Lemon and Brooke Baldwin will ring in the New Year from New Orleans, beginning at 12:30 a.m. Gary Tuchman will host from Miami, Randi Kaye from a cruise ship, Lynn Smith in Dallas and Sara Sidner will take part in a live interview with Keith Urban from Nashville, Tennessee. Urban will also perform.