Does the idea of going to Times Square on New Year's Eve send fear into your heart, what with the crowds and the street closures and the waiting in the freezing cold? Well, here's your window into what's happening at the crossroads of the world tonight: The Times Square Ball Drop Livestream!

This is a 6-hour commercial-free webcast—starting at 6 p.m.—from the organizers of Times Square New Year’s Eve, Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment.