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CNN’s ‘New Year’s Eve Live with Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin,’ returns to NOLA

This marks the third year being featured on NOLA

Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper will kick off the CNN New Year’s Eve Live on Saturday, Dec. 31.
Photo via CNN Press Room

“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017” won’t be the only show streaming live in New Orleans on New Year’s Eve.

CNN will host its 13th annual New Year’s Eve Live show, which is currently hosted by Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin in Time Square. According to a CNN press release, the show will feature live segments from New York, Nashville and New Orleans.

CNN’s New Year’s live coverage begins at 7 p.m CT. The New Orleans segment will air on CNN starting at 11:30 p.m. CT.

New Orleans had its first live segment on the CNN production in 2013 , which has been co-hosted by Don Lemon and Brooke Baldwin. Lemon and Baldwin will count down the Central Time Zone from the Spotted Cat Music Club, located on Frenchman Street.

If buildings could tell stories... The Spotted Cat Music Club. #regram by jim_malone

Posted by Frenchmen Street Live on Sunday, October 4, 2015

This year also marks the first year that New Orleans will have a live segment on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017. The Dick Clark production will take place near the Jax Brewery, featuring the iconic New Orleans fleur-de-lis countdown drop, which will be lowered on top of Tax Brewery.