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Anderson Cooper, Kathy Griffin to Again Host CNN's New Year's Eve Coverage

Pair to Anchor from Times Square for Sixth Consecutive Year 12/27/2012 9:23 AM Eastern

Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin are returning to co-host CNN's New Year's Eve countdown program.

The duo will be live from New York's Times Square on Dec. 31 from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET. It is the sixth consecutive year the pair will co-host the program.

CNN correspondents will provide reports from celebrations across the country throughout the night: Isha Sesay in Times Square; John Zarella in Kew West, Fla.; and Gary Tuchman in Eastport, Maine.

At 12:30 a.m. Eastern, CNN's Brooke Baldwin in New Orleans and Susan Hendricks in Nashville, Tenn., will take over anchoring for the countdown to midnight in the Central time zone.

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