New Year’s Eve 2011-2012 Television Options
DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE 2012 WITH RYAN SEACREST
Hosts: Ryan Seacrest, Jenny McCarthy, Dick Clark; Fergie in LA
Musical Performances: Lady GaGa, Justin Bieber, Pitbull, Hot Chelle Rae perform in Times Square while Taio Cruz, Nicki Minaj, Florence + The Machine, LMFAO, Gym Class Heroes, Blink 182, One Republic, The Band Perry, will.i.am and Christina Perry perfom in Hollywood.
Time: 8-11pm, 11:30-2am on ABC Television Network
Why Should You Watch? This could be Seacrest’s last New Year’s show with rumors surfacing that he might be moving to NBC + it’s the 40th anniversary of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Celebrations which ironically began on NBC before moving to ABC.
NBC’S NEW YEARS EVE WITH CARSON DALY
Hosts: Carson Daly, Amy Robach, JB Smoove
Musical Performances: Drake, Blake Shelton, Megan Hilty of NBC’s version of “Glee” premiering in 2012 called “Smash”, Cee Lo Green, Tony Bennett, The Roots
Time: 10-11pm, 11:30pm-12:30am on NBC Television Network and E! Entertainment Television
Why Should You Watch? Drake is in the building plus you can get ready for “The Voice” which is premiering in February by hearing performances from 2 of their judges
AMERICAN COUNTRY NEW YEAR’S EVE LIVE
Hosts: Rodney Carrington, Rick Harrison and Austin Russell of “Pawn Stars”
Musical Performances: Lauren Alania (finalist on last season’s “Idol”), Eli Young Band, Toby Keith, Blake Shelton (recorded), Rodney Atkins
Time: 11pm-12:30am on FOX Television Network
Why Should You Watch? Howie Mandel is making an appearance previewing his new show “Mobbed” which had some preview showings throughout the fall
MTV’S NYE IN NYC 2012
Hosts: Demi Lovato and “Teen Wolf” star Tyler Posey
Musical Performances: Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Jason Derulo, Mac Miller, J. Cole
Time: 11pm-12:30am on MTV
Why Should You Watch? Because MTV is unpredictable on NYE, just last year they put Snooki in a ball at the Jersey Shore to ring in the new year
CNN NEW YEARS EVE 2012
Hosts: Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin
Musical Performances: Kathy’s comedy? (If that counts)
Time: 11:00pm-1am on CNN
Why Should You Watch? Kathy Griffin plans to get Anderson Cooper fired by forcing him to cuss. Will it be successful?
106 & PARTY
Hosts: Terrence J & Rocsi
Musical Performances: Diggy Simmons, Young Jeezy, Wale
Time: 11:00pm-1am on Black Entertainment Television
Why Should You Watch? It’s gonna have the “livest audience in television”
RED BULL NEW YEAR NO LIMITS
Host: Joe Tessitore
Musical Performance: NONE
Time: 11:00pm-12:30am on ESPN
Why Should You Watch? Because snowmobiler Levi LaVallee and motorcyclist Robbie Maddison will attempt to set simultaneous world-record jumps at Embarcadero Marina Park in San Diego.
COLDPLAY’S NEW YEARS EVE: AN AUSTIN CITY LIMITS SPECIAL
Musical Performances: Coldplay performs songs from their new album in a concert taped in September
Time: 11:30pm-1am on PBS
Why Should You Watch? Because you gotta viva la vida and for the first time there might be something interesting on PBS that I would consider watching, if only it were live.
ALL AMERICAN NEW YEARS EVE
Hosts: Bill Hemmer and Megyn Kelly
Musical Performances: Big and Rich, Trace Adkins
Time: 11pm-12:30am on FOX News Channel
Why Should You Watch? Actually, you shouldn’t LOL. Syke, JK. Hemmer and Kelly used to co-anchor a show together before Kelly got her own show, so this is their yearly reunion.
Host: Don Fransisco
Musical Performances: Muchos diferentes
Time: 9:55pm-3:15am on Univision
Why Should You Watch? If you’re taking Spanish, it’s good practice for class plus it’s the only NYE show that counts down to the new year LIVE from east coast to west coast and includes Latin American countries. Plus it’s Don Fransisco, the Spanish Regis.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! FELIZ 2012!!!! SEE YOU IN 2013!!! NO SUCH THING AS DOOMSDAY :)) LOL