Are you over holiday parties? Don’t want to go out in the cold or face the crowds to ring in 2010? Don’t worry! There is plenty to watch on TV this New Year’s Eve. Here’s a rundown:
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2010 (ABC) Dick Clark, Ryan Seacrest and Melissa Rycroft will host the special from New York’s Times Square while Fergie will chime in from Las Vegas. Jennifer Lopez and Daughtry will perform live as The Black Eyed Peas, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Keri Hilson, Colbie Caillat, Orianthi and Robin Thicke also take the stage.
Billboard’s New Year’s Eve Live (FOX) Want to party with Carmen Electra? She’ll be hosting this special, which will feature performances by America Idol‘s Kris Allen and Allison Iraheta and Sean Kingston, from Times Square and Las Vegas. This one will let you relive the best moments of the Billboard Music Awards and count down 2009’s top 5 in music, movies and television.
New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly (NBC) Bundle up! This cool musical lineup includes Jay-Z, Rihanna, Green Day and the cast of the musical Hair as Carson Daly and Natalie Morales countdown to 2010 in New York’s Times Square.
MTV News Presents: Top 9 of ’09 (MTV) Want to hang out with Snooki and The Situation? You can count down the year’s biggest stories, from Michael Jackson to Eminem, with hosts Adrienne Bailon and — pump your fist! — the cast of the Jersey Shore!
New Year’s Eve Live With Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin (CNN) CNN will bring back to Times Square their infamous New Year’s Eve duo, serious anchorman Anderson Cooper and the inappropriate-yet-hilarious Kathy Griffin, to ring in 2010. But joining them this year will be Lance Bass, who will report from Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. What will they think of next?
The Graham Norton Show: New Year’s Eve Special (BBC America) Want to get away without leaving the couch? The BBC’s wacky funnyman Graham Norton will ring in the new year with legendary and outrageous comic Joan Rivers, Sarah Jessica Parker and more. Expect the unexpected! –Aaron Parsley
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