The noise, the crowds, the debauchery. Going out on New Year's Eve isn't everyone's idea of a good time. Fortunately, there's plenty of specials on the small screen to keep the party going (at a reasonable volume, of course) at home. Here's a schedule of what to watch when it comes time to count down to 2013.
8/7c Live From Lincoln Center (PBS)
The New York Philharmonic pays tribute to conductor Marvin Hamlisch in this live concert hosted by Private Practice's Audra McDonald and featuring performances from Megan Hilty and Law & Order: SVU's Raul Esparza.
10/9c Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013 (ABC)
For the first time without Dick Clark, who passed away in April, Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy count down to the new year from Times Square. Fergie co-hosts from Los Angeles. Performers include Carly Rae Jepsen, Neon Trees and Taylor Swift live from Times Square, as well as Brandy, Flo Rida, Karmin, OneRepublic and Pitbull.
10/9c New Year's Eve with Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin (CNN)
The duo co-host together for a sixth time to keep the censors on their toes.
11:30/10:30c Eric Andre's LIVE New Year's Eve Spooktacular (Adult Swim)
The comedian invites The X Factor's Demi Lovato, The Apprentice's Omarosa, Sebastian Bach and Hercules' Kevin Sorbo for a night filled with — yes — competitive eating.
What will you be watching on New Year's Eve?
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