Not big on the partying? Just want to sit in front of your TV to herald in 2012?
As usual, there are plenty of options with lots and lots of music, from pop to country to hip-hop to classical. Last year, stalwart “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” on ABC was the most popular pick, drawing 18.8 million viewers in the final half hour. And, yes, Dick Clark is still hanging in there.
ABC’s “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.” (8 p.m. to 11 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-1:08 a.m.) The 40th edition of this tradition is the most popular and the longest, too, starting at 8 p.m. and running more than four hours total featuring 29 musical performance.
The first two hours are hosted by Fergie and Jenny McCarthy, highlighting the 40 most memorable performances of the past 40 years. Year one in 1972 featured the likes of Helen Reddy, Al Green and Three Dog Night. At 10 p.m., Dunwoody High School grad Ryan Seacrest and 82-year-old Clark host from Times