What to Watch Tonight

Your Guide to TV's Big New Year's Eve Countdowns and More

  • Comedy Central
    Drunk History Marathon

    Through Friday at 3:05 am | Slur in the new year with flawed interpretations of the Watergate scandal, Lewis and Clark’s treacherous journey west and more.

  • ABC
    Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest

    Ryan Seacrest, Jenny McCarthy and Fergie return to host a bicoastal celebration counting down to midnight; Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Demi Lovato, Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth perform; Taylor Swift debuts the music video for “Out of the Woods.”

  • CNN
    New Year's Eve Live With Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin

    The eponymous duo return for their ninth consecutive year as cohosts, live from Times Square.

  • Fox
    Pitbull's New Year's Revolution

    The Miami-based countdown’s guest list includes Shawn Mendes, Austin Mahone, Pia Mia, Prince Royce, R. City and Empire‘s Jussie Smollett; Pitbull, Terry Crews and Wendy Williams host.

  • PBS
    Live From Lincoln Center

    Alan Gilbert and Susan Graham join the New York Philharmonic to usher in 2016 with the sounds of Paris.

  • NBC
    A Toast to 2015!

    Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb reminisce about 2015; interviews include Zooey Deschanel, Eva Longoria, Michael Bublé, Blake Shelton, Taylor Kinney, Katherine Heigl, Colin Quinn, Howie Mandel and Misty Copeland.

  • Nick/TeenNick
    TeenNick Top 10

    A series of music videos is interlaced with performances by Silento, Dawin, Conrad Sewell and Amanda Dilks.

  • NBC
    New Year's Eve Game Night With Andy Cohen

    John Stamos, Bob Saget, Whitney Cummings, JB Smoove, Rob Riggle, Chris Parnell, Sasheer Zamata and Bob Harper participate in a series of party games; Andy Cohen hosts; Panic! at the Disco performs.

  • truTV
    Billy on the Street

    Season 4 finale (two episodes): Julianna Margulies joins Billy for a game called “That’s Not Sia, It’s Julianna Margulies!” (Not yet renewed.)

  • NBC
    New Year's Eve With Carson Daly

    Carson Daly returns as host of the Peacock’s annual countdown; The Voice coach Gwen Stefani performs.