Joe Biden Shares Optimism On ‘New 12 months’s Rockin’ Eve’ As TV Networks Ring In 2021 In Empty Instances Sq. – .
In what host Ryan Seacrest called “a first,” President-elect Joe Biden and future first lady Jill Biden performed live from home on Dick Clark’s New Years Eve Rockin ‘Eve from ABC with Ryan Seacrest. During the interview, which aired on Jumbotrons in Time Square, Joe and Jill Biden thanked the frontline and key workers for their courage and holding the country together, and urged Americans to get the Covid-19 vaccine as soon as it came is available. Joe Biden called for a better way to “get more vaccines to market, faster” given the slow rate of distribution so far.
When asked what he is hoping for in 2021, Joe Biden said, “I am more optimistic than ever about America’s opportunities. I am absolutely positive and confident that we will come back and come back stronger than we were before. “
The Bidens had planned to end their New Years Eve video message to the Americans with a confetti burst, but in a rare mishap on the ABC show, the confetti popper held by Jill Biden didn’t work properly. (Check out the full interview below.
ABC, NBC, Fox and CNN all rang live from New York’s Time Square in 2021. The place, usually filled with around 1 million night owls, was deserted save for a few socially distant frontline workers and their families, as well as a number of dealership-style subway men, aka aerial dancers, and a bunch Beach balls in front of the stage on which the fans would stand.
According to the Covid-19 protocols, the TV presenters wore masks when they were near the few spectators in the square and took them off in front of the camera and outside the audience.
Here is the final interview for President-Elect @JoeBiden and the future First Lady @DrBiden in 2020! 🇺🇸 #RockinEve pic.twitter.com/wcSnlbL8pM
– New Year’s Rockin ‘Eve (@NYRE) January 1, 2021