MANHATTAN - In Manhattan, many are getting set for the biggest party of the year tonight.

Ryan Seacrest is hosting “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” with Jenny McCarthy. 

Earlier, crews did several test runs of the famous New Year’s Eve ball.

Crews also tested confetti to make sure it was airworthy. 

More than a billion people are expected to watch the ball drop live on television or on the Internet.