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New Year's Eve TV: What To Watch On TV On December 31

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As 2012 comes to a close, viewers will have a lot of New Year's Eve TV programming to pick from. There's something for everyone tonight, whether you're feeling traditional and want to celebrate with "New Year's Rockin' Eve" (sadly without Dick Clark for the first time) or a splatter-tastic "Walking Dead" marathon -- here's a list of TV highlights for December 31, 2012.

"Pretty Woman" (8 p.m. EST, Lifetime)
Get nostalgic with the classic Julia Roberts/Richard Gere rom-com before the night's festivities begin.

"Enchanted" (8 p.m. EST, NBC)
Those looking for family-friendly fare will enjoy this magical Disney movie starring Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey and Susan Sarandon.

"Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" Marathon (8 p.m. EST, The Hub)
A 10-episode marathon of Kevin Sorbo's fantasy series, if you want to ring in the new year with a sword and sandals fix.

"New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark" (8 p.m. EST, ABC)
The night kicks off with a two-hour countdown of key pop culture moments from the life of Dick Clark. The special celebrates the legendary television personality and producer who rang in the New Year for four decades and who was an instrumental force in launching and nurturing the careers of countless artists.

"Best of 2012" (8 p.m. EST, TeenNick)
Nick Cannon hangs with fans in New York City's Times Square and interviews celebrities like Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen and Ne-Yo, while unveiling the top music videos of the year as voted on by TeenNick viewers.

"Live From Lincoln Center: One Singular Sensation" (8 p.m. EST, PBS)
Ring in the new year with an all-star celebration of the life and work of Marvin Hamlisch.

"The Next Great Baker" (9 p.m. EST, TLC)
Spend New Year's Eve with the "Next Great Baker" family. Get the behind the scenes scoop from competitors about the casting process, their first day at the bakery and more.

"The Walking Dead" Marathon (9 p.m. EST, AMC)
If you've fallen behind with your zombie-watching or just feel like having a gory NYE, AMC is reairing the first eight episodes of Season 3 throughout the night, ending at 5 a.m. EST.

"Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" (10 p.m. EST, ABC)
Ryan Seacrest hosts ABC's annual celebration starting at 10 p.m. (with a half-hour break at 11 p.m. for the news), welcoming the new year with Jenny McCarthy in New York and Fergie in Los Angeles. Musical guests include Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen, Neon Trees, Brandy, Flo Rida, Karmin, OneRepublic and Pitbull.

"NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" (10 p.m. EST, NBC)
Ring in 2013 with Train and "The Voice" winner Cassadee Pope, as well as some of the best musical performances from 2012. Angela Kinsey (“The Office”) will join Daly with live reports from Times Square.

"New Year’s Eve With Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin" (10 p.m. EST, CNN)
Bringing back their fun and unpredictable New Year’s Eve countdown program for the sixth year, Cooper and Griffin will ring in the new year live from NYC’s Time Square. CNN correspondents will provide reports from celebrations across the country and around the world.

"All American New Year" (11 p.m. EST, Fox News)
Bill Hemmer and Megyn Kelly host from Times Square, with live performances from Pat Benatar, Sarah Brightman and the cast of Broadway's "Million Dollar Quartet."

"New Year’s Eve Live!" (11 p.m. EST, Fox)
Marlon Wayans hosts the celebration on Fox with musical guests "The X Factor" winner Tate Stevens, Lifehouse and Carmen Electra.

"MTV's Club NYE 2013" (11 p.m. EST, MTV)
Ke$ha, Ne-Yo, Sean Kingston, Rita Ora and Conor Maynard will perform with The Knocks serving as the house DJ. Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Jenni "JWoww" Farley and comedian Jeff Dye serve as hosts.

"The Eric Andre Show: New Year's Eve Spooktacular" (11:30 p.m. EST, Adult Swim)
Demi Lovato, Kevin Sorbo, Sebastian Bach, Omarosa, John Kricfalusi and more will be on hand for the comedian's live show. Fans will be treated to a classic New Year’s countdown, musical acts, competitive eating, foreign correspondents and marching bands, all in front of a live audience.

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