What to Watch on Tuesday: Ring in the New Year with Ryan, Steve, and Carson

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Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020

HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: 8 p.m. on ABC

Ryan Seacrest continues to carry on this now-48-year-old NYE celebration from Times Square, where he’ll be joined by Lucy Hale as co-host to help count down to midnight. Ciara will be running the show from the West Coast’s Hollywood party, and Pose Emmy winner Billy Porter will help ring in the new year from New Orleans alongside Sheryl Crow and Usher. Jonas Brothers will lead the bash in Miami. Post Malone will headline the night, performing live just minutes before the New York City ball drop. BTS, Sam Hunt, Alanis Morissette — performing for the first time with the cast of her hit Broadway musical Jagged Little Pill — Paula Abdul, Kelsea Ballerini, Dan + Shay, Dua Lipa, Megan Thee Stallion, Salt-N-Pepa, and more will help push it into 2020. —Gerrad Hall

Fox’s New Year’s Eve With Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square

HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: 8-10 p.m. / 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m. on Fox

Third time’s the charm for Steve Harvey, who’s back to host Fox’s countdown along with Maria Menounos and Rob Gronkowski. Headliner LL Cool J and DJ Z-Trip will perform live from Times Square; other acts on the lineup include The Chainsmokers, Backstreet Boys, Florida Georgia Line, Tyga, and The KIllers. And watch to see if the Village People can break the record for the world’s largest “YMCA” dance. After all, there are many ways to have a good time. —Gerrad Hall

NBC’s New Year’s Eve 2020

HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: 10-11 p.m. / 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. on NBC

Following the two-hour A Toast to 2019! (below), head on down to Times Square where Carson Daly leads NBC’s NYE festivities, joined by Julianne Hough as co-host and Ellen’s Stephen “tWitch” Boss as correspondent. NE-YO, Brett Eldredge, X Ambassadors, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, and more will perform. Hopefully someone turns their chair those last two. —Gerrad Hall

What ELSE to Watch

8 p.m.
A Toast to 2019! (Hoda Kotb, Jenna Bush Hager, and lots of celebrity guests) — NBC

Streaming
The Degenerates (season premiere) — Netflix
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil — Digital Platforms
Black and Blue (movie starring Naomie Harris, Tyrese Gibson) — Digital Platforms

*times are ET and subject to change

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