NBC 5 DFW, and Nexstar Media Group to Broadcast Annual New Year’s Eve Television Special ‘Lone Star NYE Live’

Lone Star NYE

IRVING, Tex. – (Nexstar) – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth/KXAS, and Nexstar Media Group announced the broadcast details for “Lone Star NYE Live,” a New Year’s Eve program airing December 31, 2019 from 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. CST, featuring Dallas’ Reunion Tower fireworks spectacular. The New Year’s Eve program will air in 12 Texas markets, and in four Central time zone states including Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Kansas and Missouri.

This year’s entertainment is provided by the Vegas Stars band, performing on location at Texas Live!, the 200,000 sq. ft. sports, dining, and entertainment destination in Arlington.

KARK’s D.J. Williams, along with NBC 5’s Katy Blakey and Kris Gutierrez will host the program. Also, this year, we will be providing a special look at the celebration at Dallas City Hall Plaza and the Hyatt Regency Dallas in downtown Dallas.

“Lone Star NYE Live” will include “Over the Top NYE” live fireworks spectacular presented by Hunt Realty Investments, Reunion Tower with NBC 5, and Nexstar official media sponsors. The remarkable, nonstop, 10-minute fireworks show will illuminate the Dallas city skyline with breath-taking panoramic fireworks and include more than 4,000 pyrotechnic special effects fired from 560 feet above ground atop Reunion Tower. The tower itself, meanwhile, is covered with 259 LED lights that will display thousands of unique designs and patterns during the show.

This year’s production will also be live streaming across all stations’ websites.

Station/Network Region Operator
KXAS-TV (NBC) Dallas-Fort Worth, TX NBCUniversal O&O
KWKT-TV (FOX) Waco-Temple-Bryan, TX Nexstar
KFDX-TV (NBC) Wichita Falls, TX – Lawton, OK Nexstar
KRBC-TV (NBC) Abilene, Sweetwater, TX Mission
KSAN-TV (NBC) San Angelo, TX Mission
KAMR-TV (NBC) Amarillo, TX Nexstar
KXAN-TV (NBC) Austin, TX Nexstar
KLBK-TV (CBS) Lubbock, TX Nexstar
KMID-TV (ABC) Odessa-Midland, TX Nexstar
KTSM-TV (ABC) El Paso, TX Nexstar
KVEO-TV (NBC) Harlingen,Weslaco, Brownsville McAllen, TXNexstar
KETK-TV (NBC) Tyler, Longview, TX Nexstar
KAUT-TV (IND) Oklahoma City, OK Nexstar
WBRL-TV (CW) Baton Rouge, LA Nexstar
KLFY-TV (CBS) Lafayette, LA Nexstar
KTAL-TV (NBC) Shreveport, LA Nexstar
KTVE-TV (NBC) Monroe, LA-El Dorado, AR Mission
KARK-TV (NBC) Little Rock-Pine Bluff, AR Nexstar
KNWA-TV (NBC) Ft. Smith, Fayetteville,
Springdale, Rogers, AR
KSNW-TV (NBC) Wichita, Hutchinson, KS Nexstar
KSNF-TV (NBC) Joplin, MO, Pittsburg, KS Nexstar
MTKA-TV (CW) Topeka, KS Vaughan Med.
KOZL-TV (MyNet) Springfield, MO Nexstar

Note: Please check local listings for additional information

About Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 197 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 115 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). Nexstar’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. Nexstar’s community portal websites offer additional hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content while creating new revenue opportunities. Nexstar also owns WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset.  For more information please visit

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