Before They Were Stars
HOT GALLERY: New Year’s Eve TV Hosts Past and Present—Before They Were Stars
Pop culture pop quiz time. What kind of list contains the names Anderson Cooper, Tila Tequila, and Howard Stern? (Cue the Jeopardy theme.) Give up? They have all served as hosts of New Year's Eve specials at least once during their careers. Although the annual TV appearances of folks like Dick Clark (and heir apparent Ryan Seacrest) are as attached to ringing in the New Year as "Auld Lang Syne," other talented people have helped us count down, kiss our sweethearts, and make resolutions. (Breaking them starts the next day. It's okay, we do it too. We're not judging.) Let's look at some New Year's Eve TV hosts, past and present, before they became stars. 10... 9... 8... By Brett Singer
Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library
Who Am I?