New Year’s Rockin’ Eve: The 40th Anniversary Party, 8-10 PM on ABC: Jenny McCarthy and Fergie host this special honoring 40 years of Rockin’ Eve history.
Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2012, 10-11 PM and 11:30 PM-1 AM on ABC: Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest watch the ball drop in New York City's Times Square, with special correspondent Jenny McCarthy; Fergie hosts from Los Angeles. Performers include Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Pitbull, Florence + the Machine, Taio Cruz, Nicki Minaj, and Gym Class Heroes.
Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden, 9-11 PM on HBO: Lady Gaga performs at Madison Square Garden with a 10-piece band and 10 backup dancers. (Taped in February 2011)
New Year’s Eve With Carson Daly, 10-11 PM and 11:30 PM-12:30 AM on NBC: The Voice host Carson Daly hosts a New Year’s Eve special.
New Year’s Eve Live With Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin, 11 PM-1 AM on CNN: Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin host coverage of the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square, as well as other parties across the United States.
NYE in NYC 2012, 11 PM-12:05 AM on MTV: Demi Lovato and Teen Wolf’s Tyler Posey co-host MTV’s New Year’s Eve special from Times Square, featuring performances from Jason Derulo and Selena Gomez.
Coldplay New Year’s Eve: An Austin City Limits Special, 11 PM-12:30 AM on PBS: Coldplay rings in the New Year with a range of hits — old and new.
Kennedy Center Honors, 9-11 PM on CBS: Caroline Kennedy hosts the 34th Annual Kennedy Center Honors, which this year pay tribute to Barbara Cook, Neil Diamond, Yo-Yo Ma, Meryl Streep, and Sonny Rollins. Performers and presenters include Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Cosby, Robert De Niro, Herbie Hancock, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Nettles, Lionel Richie, and James Taylor.
Teen Mom 2, 10-11:30 PM on MTV: The teen mama drama continues in “No Looking Back.” Leah gets the results of Ali’s MRI, Jenelle deals with her mother and Keiffer, Chelsea fends for herself after surgery, and Kailyn tries a new form of birth control. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Jersey Shore, 1:05 AM-8 PM on MTV: The Jersey Shore marathon continues!
Teen Mom 2, 8 PM-midnight on MTV: The Teen Mom 2 girls get their mama drama on in four repeat episodes.
PREMIERE! Angry Boys, 10-10:30 PM on HBO: Summer Heights High creator/star Chris Lilley plays six characters in this hilarious new comedy about the lives of 21st century males.
Kourtney and Kim Take New York, 10-11 PM on E!: In the all-new Season 2 episode “Questionable Actions,” Kris H. questions Jonathan’s sexuality, Scott makes an impulse purchase, and Kourtney takes up couponing. Not the most logical hobby...
Jersey Shore, all day on MTV: Have you ever wanted to watch Jersey Shore for 24 hours straight? Now’s your chance!
Chuck, 8-9 PM on NBC: In the all-new Season 5 episode “Chuck Versus the Baby,” Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski) encounters her old handler while on a solo mission. She fears he may try to harm her loved ones — including her mother (Cheryl Ladd).
Top 10 Weddings of 2011, 8-9 PM on TLC:Say Yes to the Dress host Randy Fenoli counts down the top 10 nuptials of 2011.