What’s on TV on New Year’s Eve 2020?

New Year’s Eve 2020 will be a little different over the years for most of us. But still, many of the TV shows we’ve come to know and love – and some innovative specials – will be available to help us shout in 2021 with a bang. These are some of the best marathons and TV events coming up this year.

Hannah Gadsby
Hannah Gadsby Nick Agro / AFP

‘Best of Stand-Up 2020

The Best of Stand-Up 2020 this New Year’s Eve special on Netflix, featuring over an hour of hits from Taylor Tomlinson, Leslie Jones, Jerry Seinfeld, Hannah Gadsby, Patton Oswalt, George Lopez, Jim Jefferies, Nikki Glaser, and many more.

‘Law & Order Marathon: SVU’

We all know that Law & order: SVU marathons are some of the most addictive – and you can settle in to watch events on this New Year’s Eve all the way to midnight. Follow with Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and the rest of the SVU squad starting at 8 a.m. EST on the U.S. Network.

Fox Hogmanay Toast & Roast 2021

For a funnier, lower New Year’s Eve event, head over to Fox at 8pm EST for Fox New Year’s Eve Toast & Roast 2021. Co-hosts Joel McHale and Ken Jeong take a look back at the most remarkable times of the year in reckless adoption on 2020.

Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper
Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper Taylor Hill / FilmMagic

‘New Year’s Eve’ live with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen

Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen continue their tradition of shouting in the New Year together on New Year’s Eve live with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen. They will be hosting the live event from Times Square as usual (but without the crowd) on CNN starting at 8pm EST. Stars like Josh Groban, Jon Bon Jovi, Patti Labelle, John Mayer, and even Carole Baskin will be featured.

Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez | Jon Kopaloff / Getty Images

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021

Billy Porter and Lucy Hale will be co-guests for Dick Clark’s New Year’s Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021, led by Jennifer Lopez, starting at 8pm EST on ABC. Big Freedia will host the New Orleans portion of the event, while Ciara will host in Los Angeles.

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