While Ryan Seacrest will host the festivities in Times Square, those who are not in a New York state of mind can look to PBS, NBC, FOX, CNN and MTV and more for televised celebrations. There will be something for everyone because the cable networks are offering a record number of series, sitcom and movie marathons.
Tune to ABC at 8 p.m. ET, with Psy, Taylor Swift, Greyson Chance, Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber, Jason Aldean, Brandy, Flo Rida, Karmin, OneRepublic, Pitbull, Ellie Goulding, and the Wanted.
NBC has Carson Daly and Angela Kinsey from NBC's "The office" as party hosts. Look for live performances by the Grammy award winning group, Train and Cassidy Pope. For even more fun, viewers can tweet in "dares" to Daly and Kinsey. A few of the tweet-dares will be carried out live on the show.
CBS will carry on with its regularly scheduled shows.
At 10 p.m ET, CNN will feature Anderson Cooper and his favorite co-hosting train wreck, Kathy Griffin. CNN is also good for viewing celebrations as they happen around the world.
The MTV fist pumping begins at 11 p.m. ET with "MTV Club New Years Eve". Snooki, JWow and Jeff Dye are the co-hosts. Look for Ke$ha, Ne-Yo, Sean Kingston, Rita Ora, and Conor Maynard.
Also at 11 p.m. ET on FOX, Bill Hemmer and Megyn Kelly will host Pat Benetar, Sarah Brightman, and the cast of "Million Dollar Quartet", the Tony award winning Broaway musical.
PBS has two highbrow celebrations this year. The first is Live From Lincoln Center at 7 p.m. ET on Monday, Dec. 31. The show will honor composer-conductor Marvin Hamlisch who died in August, 2012. Audra McDonald will host and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra will perform. Look for Joshua Bell, Raul Esparza, Michael Feinstein, Maria Friedman, Josh Groban, Megan Hilty, Kelli O'Hara, and Frederica von Stade.
On Jan. 1, PBS will have two showings of a New Years day celebration from Vienna . Broadcast times are: 2:30 to 4 p.m. ET and 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET. Julie Andrews will host and the Vienna Philharmonic will perform.
For those like New Year's Eve sitcom, television series, movie or other marathons, Sitcomsonline has a huge list. The marathons begin on Monday, Dec. 31 and some will continue through New Year's day.