It is less than a week away from time to ring in the new year, and there are a lot of people will be out shooting fireworks, celebrating with friends, and singing songs. Some choose to stay inside where its warm though and watch the celebrations on TV, and there are plenty of good options. As of Dec. 26, 2013, the schedule for all New Year's Eve TV celebrations and marathons has been released.
Below is a full list of all the great options that you'll have to not only ring in the new year, but also the marathons that can lead you up to it and entertain you afterward.
"Dick Clark's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013" is going to be one of the premiere shows and it will air on ABC with performances from Flo Rida, Pitbull, OneRepublic, and Miley Cyrus.
Sadly, this will be the first time that the show will happen without the legendary Dick Clark, who passed away just this April. Seacrest will host with Jenny McCarthy from Times Square while Fergie will co-host out in Los Angeles.
All times listed are Eastern Standard Time and starting on Dec. 31, 2013:
~ 8:00 p.m. - "Love from Lincoln Center" on PBS
~ 9:00 p.m. - "All American New Year" on Fox News
~ 10:00 p.m. - "New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" on NBC
~ 10:00 p.m. - "Dick Clark's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013" on ABC
~ 10:00 p.m. - "New Year's Eve with Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin" on CNN
~ 11:00 p.m. - "New Year's Eve Live!" on Fox
~ 11:00 p.m. - "MTV's Club NYE 2013" on MTV
~ 11:30 p.m. "Eric Andre's LIVE New Year's Eve Spooktacular" on Adult Swim
On Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, ABC will be showing a couple of big-time and traditional specials that are beloved by all. At 8:00 p.m., "Happy New Year, Charlie Brown" will air and it will be followed at 9:00 p.m. by "Rudolph's Shiny New Year."
Here are some of the marathons that will thrill you for hours and hours:
~ AMC will air all five seasons of "Breaking Bad" beginning at noon each day from Dec. 27-30, 2013.
~ VH1 will air all 57 episodes of "Happy Endings" beginning on New Year's Eve at 8:00 p.m. and going through New Year's Day. Reruns of the series will then begin on Jan. 8, 2014, on VH1.
~ AMC will have a two-day marathon of "The Walking Dead" beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Dec. 31, 2013. Episodes will air back-to-back until 5:00 a.m. on Jan. 2, 2014.