What to Watch Today

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


On TV this Monday: Ryan Seacrest, Steve Harvey, Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen count down to 2019, and Netflix has a front-row ticket to Taylor Swift’s latest concert tour. Here are seven programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • Netflix
    Taylor Swift: reputation Stadium Tour

    Concert film premiere: Swift is joined by guests Camila Cabello and Charli XCX. (Watch trailer.)

  • CNN
    New Year's Eve Live With Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen

    The festivities kick off a full four hours before the annual ball drop. (Fingers crossed that Wolf Blitzer won’t be singing this year!)

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

    Christina Aguilera, Post Malone, New Kids on the Block and Dan + Shay perform; Jenny McCarthy, Lucy Hale and Ciara co-host.

  • Fox
    Fox's New Year's Eve With Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square

    Sting, Robin Thicke, Florence + The Machine and Jason Aldean perform; Maria Menounos co-hosts.

  • NBC
    A Toast to 2018!

    Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb’s annual retrospective includes appearances by Michael Bublé, Ellie Kemper, Kenan Thompson, Busy Philipps, Chrissy Metz, Jaimie Alexander, Ryan Eggold, Chris D’Elia, Brent Morin and many more.

  • PBS
    Live From Lincoln Center

    Opera great Renee Fleming and the New York Philharmonic ring in the new year with works by Johann Strauss II, Stephen Sondheim, Kander & Ebb and Alexandre Desplat.

  • NBC
    NBC's New Year's Eve

    Jennifer Lopez, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Diana Ross, Blake Shelton, Bebe Rexha and Andy Grammer perform; Carson Daly, Chrissy Teigen, Leslie Jones and Keith Urban host.