Live Look at Chi-Town Rising, Chicago's Epic New Year's Eve Celebration

To watch the full NBC broadcast live, click in the article below or download the NBCChicago mobile app and click "Watch Live TV Now"

NOTE: will offer a live stream of the rising star and fireworks show right here. To watch the full broadcast live click here or download our mobile app and click "Watch Live TV Now." 

Watch live as Chicago rings in the New Year with an epic, first-of-its kind downtown bash, featuring a massive fireworks show and a star that will rise into the night sky. 


NBC 5's live broadcast will begin after "New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" and will be hosted by Mario Lopez, his wife Courtney Lopez, Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila of NBC's "American Ninja Warrior," and NBC 5 traffic reporter Marley Kayden. 

The broadcast will air on over 40 NBC affiliates in the central United States and stream on TV Everywhere on the NBC Chicago app. 

If you can't get to a TV, you can count down to midnight with us on your smartphone.

To access the live stream, click here or download our mobile app and click "Watch Live TV Now." will also offer a stream of the fireworks display and rising star online and on the NBC Chicago app. 

Telemundo Chicago's broadcast begins at 11 p.m. with hosts Penelope Menchaca and Maricela Vázquez and co-hosts Maria Elena Ponticiello and Lily Fragoso. The program also will air nationally on COZI TV and in Spanish on Telemundo Chicago and TeleXitos.

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