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TV News Alert: Satellite Feeds Behind-the-Scenes at Times Square 2013 and Live New Year’s Eve Event Coverage

FEED #1: BEHIND-THE-SCENES B-ROLL OF TIMES SQUARE 2013

Pre-New Year’s Eve footage featuring the arrival and installation of the "2013" sign at the top of One Times Square; the assembly and testing of the Waterford Crystal New Year’s Eve Ball; and other preparations for the festivities.

TIMES FOR B-ROLL FOOTAGE IN SD 16 X 9

Friday, Dec. 28, 2012; 3:00 to 3:30 p.m. EST and 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. EST (re-feed)

Complete technical information available on-line at http://www.timessquarenyc.org/events/new-years-eve/for-mediapress/technical-info/index.aspx.

FEED #2: LIVE NEW YEAR’S EVE COVERAGE OF TIMES SQUARE 2013

Live coverage of the Times Square 2013 celebration with exclusive panoramic views of Times Square and the Waterford Crystal New Year’s Eve Ball from proprietary camera locations and the ambient and natural sounds of the revelers, including hourly countdowns to midnight, the lighting and raising of the New Year’s Eve Ball, interactive activities with the revelers, live musical performances and a special guest at midnight. For the first time this year, Allison Hagendorf, who recently wrapped hosting the debut season of The CW’s music competition show “The Next: Fame is at Your Doorstep,” will serve as the official host covering the events. This clean, uninterrupted feed will be provided free of charge to media organizations around the world on a non-exclusive basis solely for their use in creating television programming relating to the event. Additional information, including a detailed schedule of events and talent, is available at http://www.timessquarenyc.org/nye/nye.html.

US DOMESTIC FEED:

VIA FIBER IN HD 16x9: Monday, December 31, 2012; 4 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. EST

VIA SATELLITE IN HD: Monday, December 31, 2012; 10:00 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. EST

INTERNATIONAL FEED:

VIA SATELLITE IN SD 16 X 9: Monday December 31, 2012; 11:45 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. EST (Tuesday, January 1, 2013; 0445-0515 GMT)

Complete technical information available on-line at http://www.timessquarenyc.org/events/new-years-eve/for-mediapress/technical-info/index.aspx.

LIVE EMBEDDABLE COMMERCIAL-FREE NEW YEAR’S EVE WEBCAST OF TIMES SQUARE 2013: http://timessquarenyc.org/events/new-years-eve/webcast/index.aspx.

OFFICIAL 2013 FREE TIMES SQUARE BALL APP FOR APPLE AND ANDROID DEVICES: http://timessquareball.net/app.

For more information on the satellite/fiber feeds or the event, please contact Shelley Kapitulik Drazin at 203-898-1501. Information is also available on the Web at http://www.timessquarenyc.org/nye/nye.html.

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