TV News Alert: Behind-the-Scenes at Times Square 2015 and Live New Year’s Eve Event Coverage

Behind-the-Scenes, Pre-Event Coverage of Times Square 2015

NEW YORK--()--Pre-New Year’s Eve footage featuring the arrival and installation of the "2015" numerals atop of One Times Square; the assembly and lighting of the New Year’s Eve Ball; Good Riddance Day; Confetti Test; and other preparations.

Pre-event coverage will be available via download, featuring 16 x 9 HD broadcast quality video, B-Roll footage (encoded as H.264), broadcast and web quality pre-packaged EPKs, photos and press releases.

Download access at: http://www.timessquarenyc.org/events/new-years-eve/for-mediapress/nye-media-kit/index.aspx.

FEED #1: LIVE NEW YEAR’S EVE COVERAGE OF TIMES SQUARE 2015

Live coverage of the Times Square New Year’s Eve festivities with exclusive panoramic views from proprietary camera locations with the ambient and natural sounds of the revelers. Highlights include the lighting and raising of the New Year’s Eve Ball at 6 p.m. EST, hourly countdowns, activities engaging the revelers, AP’s Year-End News video, live musical performances by rock group O.A.R., alt-rock group American Authors, singer-songwriters Alejandra Guzmán and Jencarlos Canela, a Military Salute medley by the USO Show Troupe and Special Guest the International Rescue Committee joined by the Mayor of New York City to push the Waterford Crystal button that signals the Ball Drop. 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 schedule of events and talent (TBA), is available at: http://www.timessquarenyc.org/events/new-years-eve/index.aspx.

NORTH AMERICAN FEED:

VIA FIBER IN HD AND SD: Wednesday, December 31, 2014; 4 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. EST

VIA SATELLITE IN HD: Wednesday, December 31, 2014; 10:00 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. EST

INTERNATIONAL FEED:

VIA SATELLITE IN SD 16 X 9: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 11:45 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. EST
(January 1, 2015 0445-0515 GMT)

Complete technical information available on-line at http://www.timessquarenyc.org/events/new-years-eve/for-mediapress/pool-feed-info/index.aspx#.Urymg2RDtUs.

EMBED LIVE COMMERCIAL-FREE NEW YEAR’S EVE WEBCAST OF TIMES SQUARE 2015

http://timessquarenyc.org/events/new-years-eve/webcast/index.aspx.

OFFICIAL TIMES SQUARE 2015 MOBILE APPs FREE FOR APPLE AND ANDROID DEVICES

http://www.timessquarenyc.org/events/new-years-eve/app/index.aspx

For more information on the satellite/fiber feeds, please contact Shelley Kapitulik at 203-898-1501 (shelley@trylonsmr.com). Media and Press information on the event is available at: http://www.timessquarenyc.org/events/new-years-eve/for-mediapress/index.aspx.

Contacts

Trylon SMR
Shelley Kapitulik, 203-898-1501
shelley@trylonsmr.com

Release Summary

The Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment are once again offering free HD satellite and fiber feeds of the New Year’s Eve Celebration in Times Square, New York.

Contacts

Trylon SMR
Shelley Kapitulik, 203-898-1501
shelley@trylonsmr.com