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December 31, 2013

What to Watch on Tuesday: Pick your New Year’s Eve poison!

Are you a “Rockin’ Eve” traditionalist? Do you challenge yourself to stay awake during Carson Daly? Or maybe you like going rogue with a little Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin? There are plenty of “ball-dropping” options for tonight’s viewing.

New York Philharmonic Gala with Yo-Yo Ma (8pm, UNC-TV) - The opening-night gala of the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall features cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

30 Greatest Women in Music (8pm, ABC) - A special saluting 30 female artists who have appeared on the annual “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” shows.

A Toast to 2013 (8pm, NBC) - Kathie Lee Gifford and Hota Kotb host this reflection on the stories, stars and scandals of the past year.

New Year’s Eve Live (9pm, CNN) - Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin host coverage of the New Year’s Eve celebration in New York City’s Times Square.

New Year’s Rockin’ Eve (10pm, ABC) - Ryan Seacrest hosts from Times Square in New York City with correspondent Jenny McCarthy, while Fergie hosts in Los Angeles.

New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly (10pm, NBC) - According to NBC, Carson Daly brings in the new year with “some of the best musical performances from 2013.” That specific enough for you?

New Year’s Eve Live (11pm, Fox) - Mario Lopez hosts the Fox celebration from the Las Vegas strip, which features performances by J. Cole, New Politics, Krewella and Panic! At the Disco.

Note: You can watch the Raleigh Acorn Drop during an extended broadcast of WRAL’s 11 p.m. news

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