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What to Watch on Saturday: Watch the ball (and nut) drop for New Year’s Eve

Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper will host CNN’s “New Year’s Eve Live” show for the tenth time this year.
Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper will host CNN’s “New Year’s Eve Live” show for the tenth time this year. Getty Images

New Year’s Rockin’ Eve (8 p.m., ABC) – This takes a break for the local news but resumes at 11:30. Mariah Carey and Lionel Richie perform.

New Year’s Eve Live (8 p.m., CNN) – Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin once again ring in the new year from Times Square.

A Toast to 2016 (8 p.m., NBC) – Ugh, this ought to be something.

Late Night with Seth Myers (10 p.m., NBC) – Myers’ New Year’s Eve Special features Jennifer Lawrence, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Leslie Jones and Kelly Clarkson.

First Night Raleigh (11 p.m., WRAL) – Here you’ll see the giant Acorn Drop in downtown Raleigh.

Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution (11 p.m., Fox) – Pitbull is joined by Queen Latifah and Snoop Dogg in the countdown at Miami's Bayfront Park. Scheduled performers include Biz Markie, Coolio, Naughty by Nature, Rob Base, Salt-N-Pepa, Tone Loc and Young MC.

New Year’s with Carson Daly (12:05 a.m., NBC) – This countdown to midnight will actually air just past midnight.

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