Fox Ringing in 2014 With Mario Lopez on ‘New Year’s Eve Live’ Special

Lopez will host the show live from Las Vegas

Last Updated: July 10, 2014 @ 7:42 PM

Mario Lopez is hosting Fox’s “New Year’s Eve Live” from Las Vegas, the network announced on Thursday.

The “Extra” and “X Factor” personality will host the special airing on Dec. 31 at heart of Sin City, the Vegas Strip, while Fox will also broadcast the New Year’s Eve Ball dropping live from New York City’s Times Square.

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J. Cole, Krewella, New Politics and Panic! At The Disco are set to perform at LIGHT Nightclub at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.

Fox’s live New Year’s celebration will kick off at 11 p.m. ET and end at 12:30 a.m. ET, with a tape delay for West Coast viewers.