"NBC'S NEW YEAR'S EVE GAME NIGHT WITH ANDY COHEN" SETS CELEB LINEUP FOR LIVE TELECAST FILLED WITH FUN AND FRIVOLITY
John Stamos, Bob Saget, Bob Harper, Chris Parnell, Whitney Cummings, JB Smoove, Rob Riggle and Sasheer Zamata to Bring the Laughter While Panic! at the Disco Added as House Band for 10 P.M. Telecast on Thursday, Dec. 31
Cohen, Cummings and Riggle to Head to "NBC's New Year's Eve With Carson Daly" After "Game Night" as "Voice" Coach Gwen Stefani Sings in 2016
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Dec. 22, 2015 - John Stamos, Bob Saget, Bob Harper, Chris Parnell, Whitney Cummings, JB Smoove, Rob Riggle and Sasheer Zamata will bring the fun and participate in party games on a live telecast of "NBC's New Year's Eve Game Night With Andy Cohen," set for Thursday, Dec. 31 at 10 p.m.
Panic! at the Disco has been set as the house band for the hourlong special. With a fervent fanbase that has established the band as a social media powerhouse, Panic! at the Disco has stayed relevant through the past decade's ever-shifting music industry. The internationally acclaimed rock band has accumulated huge accolades over the past 10 years, including going double-platinum on 2005's "A Fever You Can't Sweat Out" and debuting at #2 on Billboard with both 2008's "Pretty. Odd." and 2013's "Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!" The band's single "Victorious" (DCD2/Fueled By Ramen) has accumulated over 15 million streams on Spotify and SoundCloud.
Cohen is the Emmy Award-winning host and executive producer of "Watch What Happens Live," Bravo's hit late night interactive talk show. Cohen is also the executive producer of the wildly popular "Real Housewives" franchise and continues to host the series' highly rated reunion specials.
Immediately following "Game Night," Cohen, Cummings and Riggle will head to Times Square to ring in the new year with "NBC's New Year's Eve With Carson Daly," which will air at 11:30 p.m.
"The Voice" coach Gwen Stefani will sing her current single, "Used to Love You" (Interscope Records), on "New Year's Eve With Carson Daly." "Used to Love You" is currently available for digital download and streaming via digital subscription services.
Stefani has achieved worldwide success as a performer, songwriter and recording artist selling more than 30 million albums worldwide with No Doubt and as a multi-platinum solo artist. Stefani released two highly successful solo albums - "Love.Angel.Music.Baby" and "The Sweet Escape" - featuring hit singles "Rich Girl," "Sweet Escape," "What Are You Waiting For?" and "Hollaback Girl," a #1 single she recorded with fellow "Voice" coach Pharrell Williams that became the first digital download to sell more than 1 million copies in the United States.
Carson Daly is a pioneer of pop culture across a multitude of media, including network television, radio, the recording industry, and digital.
He is currently hosting and producing the ninth season of the NBC hit series "The Voice." The show has received four consecutive Emmy nominations for Outstanding Reality Competition Program and won in 2013 and 2015. Daly's long-running late night NBC series, "Last Call With Carson Daly," is currently in its 15th season, and he continues to host his top-rated morning-drive radio program on 97.1 AMP-FM Los Angeles.
"NBC New Year's Eve Game Night With Andy Cohen" is produced by Hazy Mills Productions, Mission Control Media and Universal Television. The executive producers are Michael Agbabian, Dwight D. Smith, Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner and Michael Binkow.
"NBC's New Year's Eve With Carson Daly" is produced by Irwin Entertainment and Universal Television. The executive producers are John Irwin and Carson Daly.