How To Watch 2023 Ball Drop Without Cable? 

by Anchal Thakur

How to Watch the 2023 Ball Drop Without Cable: The 2023 ball drop in Times Square is back to full capacity after being cut back for two years.

You don’t need cable or even a TV to watch the ball drop. At 6 p.m., there will be a free live broadcast, and many people want to know How To Watch The 2023 Ball Drop Without Cable. Scroll down the page to find out everything.

The Times Square Ball is a time ball that is in Times Square in New York City. The ball, which is on the roof of One Times Square, is an important part of the Times Square ball drop, which happens on New Year’s Eve.

The ball drops from a specially built flagpole at exactly 11:59 p.m. ET and stays there until midnight, when the new year begins. Recently, there has been live entertainment before the ball drops, such as musical performances.

How Can I See the Ball Drop in 2023 Without Cable?

Not a cable? No issue! At 6 p.m. ET on December 31, the official Times Square website,, will show the 2023 Times Square New Year’s Eve ball drop without any commercials. You can also watch the New Year’s Eve ball drop live on your phone or tablet at, NewYearsEve. NYC, and

The live stream of the ball drop was delayed

Yes, there is a bit of a delay when you stream live TV. Most live feeds have a little bit of a delay. Even though latency is usually only about 30 seconds, streaming is a good way to know exactly when the ball drops.

It’s a matter of physics; even with cable TV, there is a small delay compared to free-to-air TV signals. At a sports bar, you can see this when a game on cable TV starts later than the same game on a TV with an antenna. If the delay bothers you, you can use an antenna to watch ABC, NBC, or Fox after 2022.

What’s on TV in 2023?

Several TV shows will help bring in the new year. These are the most popular:

Ryan Seacrest and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve on ABC

NBC’s New Year’s Eve Party with Miley Cyrus

New Year’s Eve Live on CBS: The Big Bash in Nashville

Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen hosted CNN’s New Year’s Eve Live. Learn how to watch CNN live by reading how to watch CNN without cable.

All-American New Year 2023 on Fox News.

Who Will Host the 2023 Ball Drop?

Ryan Seacrest will host the event for the 18th time this year. Liza Koshy, who is well-known on social media, and Jessie James Decker, who is a singer, will co-host the show with him. Ciara, a singer and dancer, will host the event on the West Coast from Disneyland in Anaheim, California. In New Orleans, Billy Porter will take care of things.

GenreNew Year’s Eve event
Date(s)December 31 – January 1
Begins6:00 p.m. EST
Ends12:30 a.m. EST(1973-present)
Location(s)Times Square, New York City
FounderAdolph Ochs
Most Recent2022
Organized byTimes Square AllianceCountdown Entertainment