As 2021 comes to a close, television networks are announcing their New Year’s programming, including live specials, themed episodes and more.
Read a full list of New Year’s programming below. (More programming will be added to the list as networks announce titles.)
2021 and Done with Snoop Dogg & Kevin Hart (Dec. 28, Peacock) — Snoop Dogg and Kevin Hart will give their comedic takes on 2021 pop culture, politics, social media and sports joined by celebrity guests including Mark Cuban, DJ D-Nice, DL Hughley, Loni Love, Killer Mike, William Shatner, Stephen A. Smith and Michael Strahan. LOL Studios and Snoopadelic Films produce with executive producers including Snoop Dogg, Hart, Jeff Clanagan, Candice Wilson Cherry and Sara Ramaker.
General Hospital (ABC, Dec. 30 at 2 p.m.) — New Year’s Eve plans shift and change, and although not everyone ends the night with a kiss, the celebratory atmosphere is undeniable, and love is in the air as Port Charles rings in the new year.
New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash (CBS, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.) — Country music’s biggest stars will ring in the new year from downtown Nashville across multiple locations. The special will be packed with performances celebrating the anticipation of a new year, with performers including Jason Aldean, Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Luke Bryan, Elle King, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Cole Swindell, Zac Brown Band and more.
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2022 (ABC, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.) — The 50th anniversary celebration will consist of five and a half hours of performances airing until 2:00 a.m. EST and gives viewers a look at New Year’s celebrations from around the globe, including its first Spanish-language countdown live from Puerto Rico. Details around co-hosts, performers in Times Square and additional locations will be announced closer to show night.
2021: It’s Toast! (NBC, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.) — Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager host a restrospective about 2021 including viral videos and trends and featuring interviews with Michael Bublé, Andrea Canning, Mike Cabellon, Akbar Gbajabiamila, Willie Geist, Brad Goreski, Jonathan Graziano and Noodle, Savannah Guthrie, Ed Helms, Lester Holt, Matt Iseman, Sheinelle Jones, Carson Kressley, Preacher Lawson, Harry Lennix, Loni Love, Vella Lovell, Howie Mandel, Josh Mankiewicz, Chris Mann, Craig Melvin, Alex Moffat, Keith Morrison, Dennis Murphy, Amber Ruffin, Al Roker, Jana Schmieding, Ainsley Seiger, Chris Sullivan, Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, Mike Tirico, Lisa Vanderpump and Johnny Weir. The special is an NBC News and Dateline NBC production. David Corvo serves as senior executive producer with Liz Cole as executive producer, Adam Gorfain as senior producer of content development and partnerships, Charmian Ling as senior producer of special projects and Justin Smith as supervising producer.
Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party Hosted By Miley Cyrus and Pete Davidson (NBC, Dec. 31 at 10:30 p.m.) – This celebratory special, hosted by Miley Cyrus and Pete Davidson, will feature a lineup of special guests and musical performances. “Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party Hosted By Miley Cyrus and Pete Davidson” is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, Cyrus, Lindsay Shookus, Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager and Barb Bialkowski. It is produced by Den of Thieves and Hopetown Entertainment and is directed by Joe DeMaio.
The ‘80s: Top Ten (National Geographic, Jan. 1, 2022 at 9 p.m.) — Rob Lowe hosts a series of six 1980s pop culture-related top 10 countdowns: water cooler moments, streetwear, fast food, commercials, gadgets and toys. The countdowns were decided by a panel including author and financial educator Alvin Hall, pop culture biographer Brian Jay Jones, pop culture critic and author Jen Chaney, TV host Katie Puckrik, music professor Jason King, senior editor of Adweek and author Robert Klara, chef and TV host Carla Hall and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Lowe executive produces alongside Jane Root, Matt Edmonds, Nicola Moody and Sara Brailsford for Nutopia.