Chris May, Susan Barnett to host New Year’s Eve Special

Philadelphia, December 19, 2011 — CBS 3 will once again broadcast the Penn’s Landing New Year’s Eve fireworks live at midnight on December 31st.

Anchors Chris May and Susan Barnett will host the spectacular display as part of an hour-long New Year’s Eve special airing from 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on CBS 3.

Meteorologist Kathy Orr will report live from the Blue Cross RiverRink joining families as they watch the magical display of color choreographed to music simulcast by CBS 3 sister station KYW Newsradio 1060.

The broadcast will also take a year-end look at major events in entertainment, news and sports and will feature the Philadelphia Boys’ Choir and a performance from ice dancers and Olympic hopefuls Cassandra Jeandell and Damian Dodge.

New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Penn’s Landing are made possible by our community partners, KYW Newsradio 1060, Delaware River Waterfront Corporation, Coopers Ferry Partnership, the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation, the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing and the Cities of Philadelphia and Camden.

Sponsors of the telecast include SugarHouse Casino, Ashley Furniture Home Store and the Franklin Institute.

CBS 3 (KYW-TV) is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.