Nexstar Broadcasting is teaming up with NBC in Dallas to broadcast a live New Year’s Eve special across 20 markets throughout Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Kansas and Missouri. Lone Star NYE: Countdown to 2018, an hour-long special, airs on Sunday night starting on 11:30, and is expected to reach 8 million households. Nexstar, headquartered in Irving, […]
Lone Star NYE: Countdown to 2018, an hour-long special, airs on Sunday night starting on 11:30, and is expected to reach 8 million households.
Nexstar, headquartered in Irving, Texas, is partnering with KXAS, the NBC O&O in Dallas, for the special to be broadcast live from the rooftop of Saint Rocco’s New York restaurant overlooking downtown Dallas.
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The special will feature music, celebrity appearances and a fireworks display featuring more than 4,000 pyrotechnic special effects.
“This will be a New Year’s Eve event like no other in local broadcasting,” said Perry Sook, Nexstar’s president. “Our Dallas 2018 New Year’s Eve special will be an excellent way to bring family and friends together to experience the hope of the New Year and the excitement of the holiday season with great local music and a thrilling fireworks show.”
Lone Star NYE: Countdown to 2018 will air on KXAS (NBC), Dallas; KWKT (Fox) Waco; KFDX (NBC), Wichita Falls; KRBC (NBC), Abilene; KSAN (NBC), San Angelo; KAMR (NBC), Amarillo; KXAN (NBC), Austin; WVLA (NBC), Baton Rouge; KLBK (CBS), Lubbock; KMID (ABC), Midland; KVEO (NBC), Harlingen; KETK (NBC), Tyler; KTAL (NBC), Shreveport; KTVE (NBC), Monroe; KARK (NBC), Little Rock; KNWA (NBC), Fayetteville; KSNT (NBC), Topeka; KSNW (NBC), Wichita; KSNF (NBC), Joplin; and KOZL (MNT), Springfield.