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Los Angeles - Don Blanton, set to open VIP gift design studio and hand makes the MacKenzie Skull for an entertainment executive. The skull is adorned with over 7,000 Swarovski Crystals.

 

 

December 30, 2011

 

Don Blanton, "The Official Voice of Times Square", Hosts Times Square New Year's Eve - 11th Year!

New York, NY - Don Blanton is the main live event host for the festivities on December 31, 2011. This will be his 11th year as the ringmaster for this amazing event. Don has been involved with the event since the early 1990's with Dick Clark, and has been responsible for helping to shape the event into what it is today with live performances.  Don created the host position with the Countdown Entertainment President and Executive Producer of Times Square 2012, Jeffrey Straus.

You can watch him host Times Square New Year's Eve 2012 on December 31, 2011 live starting at 6pm Eastern at:

http://www.livestream.com/2012

You might also see him also on the Fox Show - "All American New Year" with Bill Hemmer and Megyn Kelly
or on CNN during the Spiderman segment with Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper

Follow me on Twitter during the show:
http://twitter.com/#!/blantondon

Download a free app to your iPhone or Android phone to watch the show live and submit your photo for a chance to appear on the Toshiba Signs during the show!


To get the FREE app:
http://timessquareball.net/app/

February, 2011

Don just completed new headshots with world renowned photographer Peter Hurley!

 

December 31, 2010 - Don Blanton celebrates his 10th Anniversay as the Host/Emcee of the Times Square New Year's Eve Celebration!

You can watch him host Times Square New Years Eve 2011 tonight live starting at 6pm Eastern at:

http://www.timessquarenyc.org/nye/webcast.html

Or download the FREE app to your apple or android phone. Here is how to get the FREE app:

Text BALL to 41411


You will then receive the link to download the app!

The app will enable you to watch the show live on your device and give you a chance to post your picture on the Toshiba signs tonight!


 

March 2010 - A new book written by Robert Hofler has been released about the disco days and Allan Carr who produced many shows including Grease with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.  I just saw Olivia in concert in Pennsylvania. She looks great!  I appear in the book many times so read all about my former life!  Click on the book image below to find it on Amazon!

 

January 2010 - Don just completed hosting Times Square 2010 in New York! This was his 9th year as the “live” host for the crowd. Joining Don on stage was Carson Daly,  Anderson Cooper, Raul De Molina, Angelica Valle, and J-Lo!

 

Click the photo above to see more pictures of the event!

 

August 2009 - After losing more than 52 pounds, cutting his hair and becoming cleanshaven again, here is the new Don!


January 2009 - Don just completed hosting Times Square 2009 in New York! This was his 8th year as the “live” host for the crowd. Joining Don on stage was Carson Daly, Ryan Seacrest, Katie Couric, Anderson Cooper, Raul De Molina, Angelica Valle, and Former President Bill Clinton and Senator Hillary Clinton!

President Bill Clinton and Senator Hillary Clinton pose with Don just before midnight!

It was so cold that night, and Don had been onstage for more than 6 hours

and  even though he was bundled up in several layers he was still frozen!


 

Don Hosts New Year's Eve in Times Square

YouTube Video Link

 



 

Ryan Seacrest and Don pose for the camera.