Staying in? Check out these NYE TV parties


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Coldplay New Year's Eve: An Austin City Limits Special
11 p.m., WLIW/21

The British band rocks in the New Year with some classic tracks as well as newer numbers from its 2011 album, "Mylo Xyloto."

Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2012
10 p.m., ABC
Clark, Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy take center stage for ABC in the Big Apple, while Fergie heads up the Los Angeles feed. The network's star-studded musical lineup includes Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Beyoncé, Florence and the Machine, Robin Thicke, Pitbull, Hot Chelle Rae, the Band Perry, Blink-182, Christina Perri, Gym Class Heroes, LMFAO, OneRepublic, Nicki Minaj, Taio Cruiz, will.i.am and Carlos Santana.

American Country New Year's Eve Live
11 p.m., FOX

Fox goes country for its New Year's special out of Las Vegas, with performances from Rodney Atkins and "American Idol" alum Lauren Alaina.

New Year's Eve With Carson Daly
10 p.m., NBC

Daly is joined by some top-notch musical guests, including Drake, Jessie J, Blake Shelton, Cee Lo Green, Megan Hilty, the Roots and Tony Bennett. "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon will do some comedy, Brian Williams looks back at the year in music, and J.B. Smoove and Amy Robach provide some sideline reporting.

All-American New Year
11 p.m., Fox News

Bill Hammer and Megyn Kelly host the news network's coverage out of Times Square. The music will be supplied by the likes of Big and Rich, Trace Adkins and the cast of Broadway hit "Rock of Ages."

Fuse New Year's Eve Dance Party
10 p.m., Fuse

It's all dancing all the time (well, at least until 2 a.m.) on the music network.

Countdown to 2012
11 p.m., NY1

While you can see New Year's Eve in Times Square on a lot of national broadcasts, NY1 offers you a chance to watch the celebration with only the natural sounds of the festivities. Dean Meminger will be on hand to look back at the highlights of 2011, while reporters Adam Balkin and Roger Clark report from the Crossroads of the World for the final 15 minutes of 2011.

New Year's Eve Live With Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin
11 p.m., CNN

The newsman and the comedienne host CNN's coverage of New Year's, which features reports out of Times Square, Central Park, Key West, Fla., and Nashville.

The Honeymooners marathon
11 p.m., WPIX

For those of you looking for an alternative to the ball drop, there may not be a better way to start the New Year than with Ralph and Alice Kramden and Ed and Trixie Norton on Channel 11's annual holiday marathon of the seminal New York City sitcom.

NYE in NYC 2012
11 p.m., MTV

"Teen Wolf" star Tyler Posey and Demi Lovato, left, head up MTV's New Year's Eve show with music provided by Jason Derulo, Selena Gomez, J. Cole and Mac Miller.

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