If you decide the smart thing to do on New Year's Eve is to stay home and watch TV, there are several options. The picks range from traditional countdowns of the ball drop in New York's Times Square to classic TV shows.
Here are some of your viewing choices Tuesday night:
"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014," 11:30 p.m. KFSN (Channel 30.1): Performers include Blondie, Icona Pop, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Miley Cyrus.
The event will be hosted by Ryan Seacrest, who will be joined by Jenny McCarthy ("The View") in Times Square. The West Coast portion will be hosted by Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas.
"NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly 2013," 10 p.m. KSEE (Channel 24.1): The show will feature the Grammy Award-winning group Train, and "The Voice" winners Cassadee Pope and Tessanne Chin.
Angela Kinsey (NBC's "The Office") will join Daly with live reports from the heart of Times Square. Daly and Kinsey will also live tweet the event from @carsondaly and @angelakinsey.
"New Year's Eve Live," 11 p.m. KMPH (Channel 26.1): Comedian Rodney Carrington and Rick Harrison of "Pawn Stars" will co-host the event from Times Square. Lauren Alaina, Rodney Atkins and Joe Nichols will perform.
"TeenNick Top 10: New Year's Eve Countdown," 11 p.m. Nickelodeon channels: Nick Cannon kicks off New Year's Eve festivities by counting down the top music videos of the year on this special that will air on Nick at Nite, TeenNick, Nicktoons and NickMom. The top music videos have been determined by viewers voting on TeenNick.com.
Cannon, 4Count, and Echosmith will perform overlooking Times Square. Cannon will sing "Looking For A Dream," Echosmith will perform "Cool Kids" and 4Count will cap off the night with "Epic."
"New Year's Eve Live with Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin," 6 p.m. CNN: Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin will co-host CNN's coverage of New Year's Eve celebrations. This is the seventh consecutive year Cooper and Griffin will ring in the New Year live from Times Square.
CNN correspondent Isha Sesay will join Cooper and Griffin from the crowds in Times Square, while Brooke Baldwin will be in New Orleans, Susan Hendricks in Nashville and Gary Tuchman in Vincennes, Ind.
"New Year's Bash," 3 p.m. AXS TV: Comedian Ryan Stout hosts the evening of programming that includes six hours of back-to-back episodes of AXS TV's uncensored stand-up series "Gotham Comedy Live." It will be followed by "David Guetta — Live In Concert" at 9 p.m.
"The Twilight Zone," 8 a.m. Syfy: The cable channel will run a marathon of the classic TV series that will conclude at 4:30 a.m. New Year's Day. Fans can win fun "Twilight Zone" prizes by testing their knowledge of series trivia through the social media challenge at Facebook.com/Syfy and @Syfy.
"All-American New Year," 8 p.m., FOX News Channel: Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Bill Hemmer will ring in 2014 from Times Square. They will be joined by FNC's Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bob Beckel, Ainsley Earhardt and Rick Leventhal.
The program will include performances by Rodney Atkins, Blues Traveler and Susan Boyle. Additionally, FNC talent and guests will share their New Year's resolutions with Vine videos to be presented throughout the program.
"The New Year's Eve Curtain Call with Benny and Burns & Allen," 4 p.m., Channel KGMC (Channel 43.5.): On New Year's Eve, Antenna TV will ring in 2014 with a "Burns and Allen Show" and "Jack Benny Program" marathon running until midnight.
"The Walking Dead," 9 a.m. AMC: The cable channel will air a two-day marathon of the highly rated series beginning with the first episodes and continuing through each season.
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