"NEW YEAR'S EVE LIVE" TO FEATURE "SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE" WINNER SABRA JOHNSON AND FINALISTS DOMINIC SANDOVAL AND HOK KONISHI, A FALL OUT BOY DVD WORLD PREMIERE, AND LIVE REMOTES FROM THE BCS HOST CITIES MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, ON FOX
Pop/punk band Fall Out Boy's concert performance of "Thnks fr th Mmrs" will world premiere during NEW YEAR'S EVE LIVE Monday, Dec. 31 (11:00 PM-12:30 AM ET live; CT/MT/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. In addition, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE winner Sabra Johnson and finalists Dominic Sandoval and Hok Konishi will join previously announced performers Lifehouse, Jordin Sparks and Blake Lewis live on the Times Square stage.
The special will also feature live remotes from three cities hosting the Bowl Championship Series (BCS): New Orleans; Miami; and Glendale, AZ, plus Dallas, the site of the 2008 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic. Chris Myers, FOX Sports Allstate Sugar Bowl and Allstate BCS National Championship Game correspondent, will report live from New Orleans where the University of Georgia will take on the University of Hawaii in the Allstate Sugar Bowl (Jan. 1) and Ohio State will play LSU in the Allstate National Championship game (Jan. 7). NEW YEAR'S EVE LIVE will then head to Dallas where FOX sports correspondent Jeanne Zelasko will give viewers an insider look at the Cotton Bowl clash between the University of Missouri and the University of Arkansas (Jan. 1). Zelasko will also profile the FedEx Orange Bowl battle between the University of Kansas and Virginia Tech (Jan. 3). Finally, Laura Okmin will kick off the countdown to the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, AZ where the University of Oklahoma will face the University of West Virginia (Jan. 2).
Cat Deeley returns as the show's host and TALKSHOW host Spike Feresten offers his commentary from the heart of Times Square.
Multi-platinum artist Fall Out Boy, with members Pete Wentz, Patrick Stump, Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley, is one of the hottest bands in the U.S. They have won multiple MTV Video Music Awards and have appeared on the covers of Rolling Stone, Blender, Alternative Press, and Spin. The band burst on the scene with smash radio hits "Sugar, We're Going Down" and "Dance, Dance." Their latest release "Infinity on High" debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts and spawned the hits "Thnks fr th Mmrs" and "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race." The band will release their live concert DVD in early 2008.
NEW YEAR'S EVE LIVE from Times Square is produced by The Gurin Company with Phil Gurin ("The Singing Bee," "Miss Universe," "Miss USA," "Weakest Link," "Test the Nation") serving as executive producer.