New Year’s Eve Live With Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin
The Vibe: If you like Will & Grace, you’ll love thinking about watching Will & Grace after you’re done hearing Cooper and Griffin bicker.
The Dress Code: Cocktail attire; bring your own chyron.
The Details: 8 p.m. ET on CNN
Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution
The Vibe: This music-filled special from Miami is perhaps the only one where the words to “Auld Lang Syne” are more decipherable than its headliner.
The Dress Code: Tuxedo or bathing suit; shaved head optional.
The Details: 11 p.m. ET on Fox
A Toast to 2016! with Kathy Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb
The Vibe: Champagne is a type of wine, right? It better be, lest TODAY’s morning divas aren’t properly bubbly as they Riesling in the New Year with a look back at 2016’s best stories — and stay up past their bedtime.
The Dress Code: Earth tones, chunky necklaces, and sleeveless dresses (weather permitting).
The Details: 8 p.m. ET on NBC
New Year’s Eve With Carson Daly
The Vibe: Here’s the night’s best drinking game: Take a shot each time you see an ad for The Voice; when you see Blake Shelton perform, take two. (Warning: serious drinkers only.)
The Dress Code: Mel B is cohosting, so…leopard-print casual?
The Details: 11:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2017
The Vibe: The tradition continues with five and a half rollicking hours of Seacrest trying to interview Mariah Carey in a Times Square wind tunnel.
The Dress Code: The opposite of whatever Jenny McCarthy is wearing.
The Details: 8 p.m. ET on ABC