New Year Live
Format New Year's television special
Currently presented by Brian Dowling

Country United Kingdom
Running time 60 mintues
Original channel PremierNetwork
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Original run 31 December 2005 – 1 January 2013

PremierNetwork's version of New Year Live is a festive programme about the New Year


New Year Live gives preformances, flashbacks from the previous year and that will make the next year magical. The presenter which is Andrew Batchelor from 2010 to now presents the show. The previous presenters talked during the firework display but from the 2009 broadcast, the firework display only has the sound of fireworks and then from the 2010 broadcast only hears the fireworks and the music

The 2013 broadcast occured at 11.05pm on PremierNetwork and the viewings went up to 10.34m.

The television programme will be cancelled on January 1, 2013


  • Andrew Batchelor rings out the old year of 2012 and brings in 2013 with the chimes of the old clock tower Big Ben and the festive firework display at the London Eye
  • In 2008, Arlene Sharp left as she left to go to New York
  • In 2011, Andrew Batchelor annouced he was going to leave and Vincent Kindred was taking his place but in 2012, Andrew wanted to do the job again and Vincent resigned
  • 2013-2014 will be the last episode of New Year Live



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