Fox News Channel will bring in the New Year with an “All-American New Year” special, hosted by By News4buffalo.com & Friends Weekend’s Will Cain, Rachel Campos-Duffy, and Pete Hegseth live from the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tenn.
A number of familiar Fox News faces will help host the celebrations across the U.S. from Times Square in New York City to Key West, Colorado and New Jersey.
A pre-show special will begin at 9 pm with a “Countdown to All-American New Year” before the special programming starts at 10 pm.
Ball drops in NYC to kickoff 2023
Americans on the east coast celebrated the New Year after the ball dropped in New York City.
Kathy Griffin swipes at CNN, Andy Cohen ahead of New Year’s coverage
Kathy Griffin took a shot at CNN and Andy Cohen ahead of the network’s New Year’s Eve broadcast on Saturday.
“I can’t wait to watch Miley and Dolly tonight,” the comedian, who was famously fired from her annual New Year’s co-hosting gig with then-friend Anderson Cooper, wrote on Instagram, referring to NBC’s competing New Year show with Miley Cyrus and Dolly Parton.
Griffin was removed from the show ahead of New Year’s 2017 after the liberal comic posted a graphic and controversial image depicting her holding what looked like a decapitated head of then-President Trump.
She also shared a video from 2017 in which a TMZ reporter conducted an odd interview with Cohen asking him about replacing Griffin for the New Years show in which the “Watch What Happens” host repeatedly claimed he didn’t know who she was.
Global population projected to increase to more than 7.9 billion
The global population is projected by the U.S. Census Bureau to increase to 7,942,645,086 in January 2023 from New Year’s Day a year ago.
In the U.S., the population will go up by 1,571,393 to 334,233,854, according to the Census Bureau.
President Biden reflects on 2022 accomplishments
President Biden reflected on his accomplishments in his second year in office on New Year’s Eve, writing “In 2022, we took on some of our nation’s greatest challenges and delivered.”
In a video included in the tweet, he cited getting Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on the U.S. Supreme Court, securing the release of Brittney Griner from Russia, the Inflation Reduction Act, and Democrats’ surprise success in the midterms among the year’s accomplishments.
‘The Five’ detail their New Year’s resolutions
“The Five” went around the table Saturday night explaining their New Year’s resolutions.
Judge Jeanine Pirro kicked it off with a simple resolution to eat less sugar but joked “Now, if only I could convince myself of that.”
Jesse Watters joked that for a second year in a row his resolution was to “be nicer” to co-host Jessica Tarlov. “There’s just something about you,” he kidded before adding that he would also work on not interrupting people.
Watch the view to find out how the other co-hosts plan to improve themselves in the New Year.
British PM gives New Year’s address: Will work for ‘very best of Britain’
New British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak gave his first New Year’s address Saturday, saying the country’s problems “won’t go away” in 2023 but he’ll work hard to bring out the “very best of Britain.”
“2023 will give us the opportunity to showcase the very best of Britain on the world stage, defending freedom and democracy wherever we find it under threat,” he said.
Sunak is the U.K’s third prime minister this year after both Boris Johnson and Liz Truss resigned.
Cairo lights up sky with fireworks over Nile
Cairo lit up the sky Saturday with fireworks over the Nile River as Egyptians celebrated the New Year.
London celebrates New Year’s Eve in style
London rang in the New Year over the Thames Saturday night with a spectacular fireworks display with the iconic London Eye lit up in bright colors.
The New Year comes amid changes in the country as the British have experienced their third prime minister and a new monarch all in 2022.
Boris Johnson and Liz Truss stepped down and Queen Elizabeth II died in September.
Bonne Année !: Paris welcomes 2023 in Western Europe
Parisians welcomed the New Year with fireworks over the Arc de Triomphe.
French President Emmanuel Macron remembered Ukraine in his New Year’s speech as war continued to rage there, saying “In the year that is starting, we will stand by you without fail.”
Athens rings in 2023
Athens, Greece rang in the New Year Saturday night with traditional fireworks over the historic Parthenon.
Moscow celebrates New Year’s quietly
Russians in Moscow rang in the New Year without fireworks over Red Square Saturday night.
In anticipation of the festivities, the government stationed air defenses over Moscow and handed out shelter directions to citizens in Belgorod near the Ukrainian border.
Many revelers were saying they hoped for peace in the New Year.
Reuters contributed to this report.
Dubai rings in the New Year
Dubai, the luxury capital of the Middle East, is ringing in 2023 in its singular style fireworks from the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, and other locations.
Russia readies air defenses over Moscow ahead of New Year celebrations
Russian President Vladimir Putin readied 2,000 soldiers to oversee Moscow’s air defenses to stand “on duty at combat posts on New Year’s Eve.”
Another 20,000 servicemen were put on “combat duty” to oversee air defenses through the weekend.
The move comes as Russia itself has increasingly become the target of Ukrainian shelling as Moscow continues to pummel Ukrainian cities amid its “special military operation.”
Bangkok goes big for New Years Eve
Bangkok, known for its shrines, street fare and vibrant nightlife in Thailand, went big in celebration of the incoming 2023 new year.
Colorful fireworks were shot over the sky at 12 pm EST as people celebrated the New Year.
Kyiv sees deadly New Years Eve amid Russian missile attacks
Russia fired 20 cruise missiles across Ukraine on New Years Eve, killing one, injuring dozens and forcing civilians to take cover.
Twelve of the 20 missiles were shot down by Ukraine’s defense forces, but at least one person was killed in Kyiv along with another 16 who were injured. Seven people were also injured in the Khmelnytskyi region, with three in serious condition.
Philippines celebrate end of 2022 with fireworks
The Philippines celebrated the end of 2022 with a massive firework display over Milan.
The city was a display of bright lights and colorful fireworks as Filipinos brought in the New Year at 11:00 am EST.
Taiwan brings in New Year with firework display
Taiwan celebrated the New Year at 11 am EST with a large firework display over the Taipei skyline.
The fireworks were launched from the Taipei 101 building, which is not only the tallest building on the island, but one of the tallest in the world.
China celebrates New Year holiday on ice
People in Beijing celebrated the New Year’s Eve holiday by heading to the frozen Shicha Lake for ice skating and other festivities.
Though the traditional Chinese New Year that celebrates the lunisolar and solar Chinese calendar will not begin until Jan. 22, activities like ice skating and sledding will still be held to celebrate the the New Year in accordance with the Western Georgian calendar.
Australia celebrates New Year’s
Australia celebrated the New Year at 8:00 am EST with a spectacular fire work show over the Sydney Harbor Bridge.
The show Saturday was the first time the city has held its celebrations since 2020 before the coronavirus pandemic took off. COVID restrictions were lifter earlier this year.
Fox News will present ‘All-American New Year’ special live from Nashville
Fox News Channel will bid farewell to 2022 and ring in 2023 with an All-American New Year special, hosted by By News4buffalo.com & Friends Weekend’s Will Cain, Rachel Campos-Duffy, and Pete Hegseth live from the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tenn.
The show, which starts Saturday night at 10 p.m. ET, will feature a country music performance by multi-platinum artist Brantley Gilbert and a stand-up comedy set by Fox News Radio host Jimmy Failla.
Leading into the special at 9 p.m. ET will be a pre-show special, Countdown to All-American New Year. That show will be hosted by Outnumbered co-host Emily Compagno, Failla, and Fox News correspondent Griff Jenkins.