On TV this New Year’s Eve: Ryan Seacrest, Carson Daly and Anderson Cooper count down to 2017, Syfy hosts its annual Twilight Zone-athon and Kelly Clarkson rocks Seth Meyers’ primetime special. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Your Guide to TV's Big New Year's Eve Countdowns and More
The Twilight Zone Marathon
Through Monday at 4 am | The annual marathon features 128 classic episodes, including “Twenty-Two” and “Nightmare At 20,000 Feet.” (View full line-up.)
Through 6 pm | Ahead of Season 7 (premiering Thursday), the basic cabler gives viewers a chance to binge on Seasons 5 and 6. (Get premiere date.)
The Three Stooges Marathon
Through Sunday at 3:15 pm | Ring in the nyuk-nyuk-nyuk-nyew year with Moe, Larry, Curly and Shemp.
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest
Ryan Seacrest, Jenny McCarthy, PLL‘s Lucy Hale and Fergie host a bicoastal celebration/countdown; Mariah Carey, Demi Lovato, Lionel Richie, Gloria Estefan, DNCE and John Legend are among those scheduled to perform.
New Year's Eve Live With Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin
The eponymous duo return for their 10th consecutive year as cohosts, live from Times Square. Expect entirely unscripted hijinks.
A Toast to 2016!
Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb reminisce about 2016 with new Celebrity Apprentice host Arnold Schwarzenegger, crooner Michael Bublé, Olympian Simone Biles and comedian Dana Carvey.
Late Night With Seth Meyers New Year's Eve Special
Guests include Schwarzenegger, Passengers‘ Jennifer Lawrence and SNL‘s Leslie Jones; Kelly Clarkson performs. (Watch best late night clips of 2016.)
Pitbull's New Year's Revolution
The Miami-based countdown’s guest list includes Biz Markie, Coolio, Naughty By Nature, Rob Base, Salt-N-Pepa, Tone Loc and Young MC; Pitbull, Queen Latifah and Snoop Dogg host.
New Year's Eve with Carson Daly
Alicia Keys, Pentatonix, Blake Shelton and Jennifer Lopez perform; America’s Got Talent judge Mel B. serves as Daly’s co-host. (View NBC midseason schedule.)
Saturday Night Live
Repeat to Revisit: Benedict Cumberbatch hosts, with musical guest Solange. (Watch the Top 10 sketches from fall 2016.)