Fox has decided to cancel its annual New Year’s Eve Times Square broadcast, citing the current COVID-19 surge. The network announced Tuesday night that its New Year’s Eve Toast & Roast 2022 would be canned, with replacement programming to be announced soon.
Fox has canceled its original plans to broadcast ‘New Year’s Eve Toast & Roast 2022’ live from Times Square due to Omicron https://t.co/tkwR1VJu3c
— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) December 22, 2021
The special was set to be hosted by Joel McHale, Ken Jeong, and Kelly Osbourne, with performances by Billy Idol, Imagine Dragons, P!nk, and Maroon 5.
We’re not out of the pandemic yet. Do you think other networks will follow suit and cancel their New Year’s broadcasts?