Jane Lynch named co-host; Natasha Leggero and Anthony Anderson to appear as guests on annual two-part special from Times Square
Mariah Carey and "The Voice" coach and Grammy Award nominee Blake Shelton are set to perform on NBC's annual special "New Year's Eve With Carson Daly." Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Jane Lynch will co-host, with actress-comedian Natasha Leggero and actor Anthony Anderson appearing as guests.
The two-part special takes place from Times Square and will air Tuesday, Dec. 31 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT and 11:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m.). Daly will host NBC's New Year's Eve celebration for the ninth consecutive year.
Carey is the best-selling female artist of all time with more than 200 million albums sold to date and 18 Billboard No. 1 singles (17 self-penned).
Shelton is currently a coach on NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical-competition series "The Voice." He was recently awarded CMA's Album of the Year honor for his platinum-selling album "Based on a True Story....," and was named Male Vocalist of the Year for the fourth consecutive year.
Lynch serves as host of NBC's "Hollywood Game Night" and stars on "Glee," for which she is an Emmy and Golden Globe winner for portraying the iconic character Sue Sylvester.
Leggero has appeared in dozens of TV series and specials. Among the shows she has had a co-starring role are "Suburgatory," "Brickleberry," "Arrested Development," "Community" and "Burning Love." She also is often featured on Comedy Central's celebrity roasts.
Anderson has appeared in several films ("Hustle & Flow," "The Departed," "Barbershop") and dozens of television series, including "Treme," "Law & Order" and "The Shield."