KEN JEONG AND JOEL McHALE COUNT DOWN TO 2021
ON THE ALL-NEW SPECIAL “FOX’S NEW YEAR’S EVE TOAST & ROAST 2021”
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, ON FOX
Featuring the First Performance From the Newly Crowned Winner of THE MASKED SINGER, LeAnn Rimes,
An Intimate Studio Performance by Global Superstar Gloria Estefan and a Special Tribute to Health Care Workers From 2020 Quarantine’s Fan-Favorite Singer, Doctor Elvis!
Along With Epic iHeartRadio Musical Performances by Some of 2020’s Top Artists,
Including Ava Max, Gabby Barrett, Green Day and John Legend, as well as
Celebrity Appearances by Cheyenne Jackson, Jane Krakowski, Leslie Jordan, Mayim Bialik, Morris Chestnut, Randy Jackson, Tim Allen and Tom Payne
Viewers Also Will Get a Sneak Peek at FOX’s All-New
Celebrity Guessing Game, THE MASKED DANCER
Ken Jeong and Joel McHale are teaming up to “Toast & Roast” all that was 2020 during the most anticipated New Year’s Eve of all time! Ken Jeong, from FOX’s THE MASKED SINGER, I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE and THE MASKED DANCER, and comedian and actor Joel McHale kiss 2020 goodbye as they co-host FOX’S NEW YEAR’S EVE TOAST & ROAST 2021. Jeong and McHale will commemorate the past year from coast-to-coast with a live, three-and-a-half-hour “Toast & Roast” to 2020. FOX’S NEW YEAR’S EVE TOAST & ROAST 2021, PART ONE airs Thursday, Dec. 31 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/CT live MT/PT tape-delayed), and FOX’S NEW YEAR’S EVE TOAST & ROAST 2021, PART TWO airs Thursday, Dec. 31 (11:00 PM-12:30 AM ET live, CT/MT/PT tape-delayed).
Live from Los Angeles, CA, Jeong and McHale will bring their signature comedic hosting style, as the former “Community” stars, hosts of “The Darkest Timeline” podcast and longtime friends reunite to help ring in the New Year with a special dedicated to the highs and lows of 2020, specifically celebrating those that helped to make the world a better place this past year. To help Jeong and McHale wrap up 2020 and kick off the New Year with a show unlike any other, the newly crowned winner of THE MASKED SINGER, LeAnn Rimes, will perform for the first time since winning, as will seven-time Grammy Award winner Gloria Estefan and Instagram favorite Doctor Elvis. The special also will feature iHeartRadio performances from some of the year’s top music artists, such as John Legend, Ava Max, Green Day and Gabby Barrett, with celebrity guest appearances by Leslie Jordan, Morris Chestnut and Tom Payne, among others. From FOX’s new comedy, CALL ME KAT, stars Mayim Bialik and Cheyenne Jackson will perform a musical number.
From FOX’s all-new version of the classic music game show NAME THAT TUNE, host Jane Krakowski and band leader Randy Jackson also will turn in a musical performance. Additionally, LAST MAN STANDING’s Tim Allen, who stars as “Mike Baxter” on the hit comedy, will offer viewers a special New Year’s vlog.
FOX’S NEW YEAR’S EVE TOAST & ROAST 2021 will be produced by FOX Alternative Entertainment with some performances in collaboration with iHeartRadio. Carol Donovan will serve as executive producer. This is the first year that FOX’s New Year’s Eve special will be produced entirely by FOX Alternative Entertainment.
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