Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023 (ABC). Duran Duran will take the stage for this 50th edition of this annual TV party. They will perform a medley of classics (so, I guess, cover tunes). Also performing are New Edition, j-hope and Jax. Live from Times Square, with Jessie James Decker joining Seacrest as Powerball co-host. The show will also take viewers to Disneyland, where Ciara, Fitz & The Tantrums, Maddie &Tae, Shaggy, Ben Platt, Aly & AJ, Halle Bailey, Tomorrow x Together, Bailey Zimmerman and Lauren Spencer Smith will perform.
Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party (NBC). Live from Miami. What part of her wardrobe will malfunction this year? Co-hosted by Cyrus’ godmother, Dolly Parton. Musical guests include rapper Latto, singer FLETCHER, rock band Liily, hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd, and Sia. Also featured: Saturday Night Live stars Chloe Fineman and Sarah Sherman.
New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash (CBS). Yee-hah. Live from Music City and hosted by radio and TV personality Bobby Bones and co-hosted by Entertainment Tonight’s Rachel Smith. The five hour broadcast will include performances from Jason Aldean, Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Luke Bryan, Elle King, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Cole Swindell and Zac Brown Band.
Lizzo: Live in Concert (HBO Max; Crave). The Grammy-winning flutist welcomes special guests Cardi B, SZA and Missy Elliott as well as Lizzo’s band The Lizzbians and The Little Bigs. Filmed earlier this month at a live concert in California.
Canada’s New Year’s Eve: Countdown to 2023 (CBC, CBC Gem). Rick Mercer is back headlining another coast-to-coast countdown featuring musical performances from Devon Cole, JJ Wilde and OKAY TK from Halifax, NS; Vincent Vallières from Quebec City, QC; Chad Price, Kardinal Offishall, and Savannah Ré from The Blue Mountains, ON; James Barker Band from Saskatoon, SK and Leela Gilday from Aurora Village, NWT. All this plus fireworks!
Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen are back to co-host CNN’s New Year’s Eve Live from New York City’s Times Square. After the countdown, they will hand over to CNN’s Don Lemon, who will be live in New Orleans as the Central Time Zone rings in the New Year. Performers include Usher (from Las Vegas), Kevin HartPatti LaBelle, REO Speedwagon, Tenacious D’s Jack Black and Kyle Gass. Look also for Jean Smart and Cheri Oteri, presumably taking one last bow as Barbara Walters.