Networks have New Year's Eve fun covered

Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy will co-host live coverage from Time Square

Those wishing to stay home New Year’s Eve can still watch the ball drop as most of the major networks provide live coverage of Time Square in the heart of New York City on Sunday night, Dec. 31.

Join Ryan Seacrest and co-host Jenny McCarthy for the 46th annual Dick Clark’s New Years Rockin’ Eve beginning at 7 p.m. on ABC with five and a half hours of coverage featuring musical performances by Kelly Clarkson, Imagine Dragons, Walk the Moon, Kane Brown, BTS, Fitz and The Tantrums, Khalid, Shawn Mendes, Charlie Puth, DJ Khalid, Marshmello, Camila Cabello, Nick Jonas, Sugarland and Ciara.

Emmy-Award winning personality Steve Harvey will replace Pitbull on FOX’s coverage of New Year’s Eve from Times Square beginning at 7 p.m. Scheduled to perform are Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys, Macklemore featuring Skylar Grey and Flo Rida plus Neil Diamond will help sing “Auld Lang Syne” when the big ball drops.

PBS will host hours of music beginning at 8 p.m. with Live From Lincoln Center NY Philharmonic New Year’s Eve: Bernstein on Broadway. Toast the New Year and Laureate Conductor’s 100th with West Side Story’s star-crossed lovers, On the Town’s fun-loving sailors, and Wonderful Town’s bright-eyed New Yorkers as portrayed by Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford, Hamilton’s Christopher Jackson, Cinderella’s Laura Osnes, and Next to Normal’s Aaron Tveit.

Then at 9:30 p.m., watch the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame inductions of Rosanne Cash, the Neville Brothers and Roy Orbison with tributes and performances by Elvis Costello, Brandi Carlile, Dr. John and Chris Isaak.

For those not in the music mood, there are plenty of marathon options such as Parks and Recreation beginning at 1 a.m. on E!, The Three Stooges at 5 a.m. on IFC and The Simpson’s beginning at 5 a.m. on FX.

Syfy is will once again ring in the New Year with a slew of The Twilight Zone episodes beginning at 4 a.m.

Don’t forget to wake up early on New Year’s Day to watch the Rose Bowl Parade on ABC as well as to eat your black-eyed peas, cabbage and cornbread.

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