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Don’t change that channel! New Year’s Eve guide to TV

If you don’t want to go out and brave the craziness that is New Year’s Eve, we’ve got you covered. Keep reading to see a list of New Year’s Eve-worthy television that will ring in 2012 right.

Sometimes it’s best to leave the New Year’s Eve partying to the pros and just stay in with your remote control and watch the ball drop.

Finding the right TV party to celebrate New Year’s Eve with can be just as daunting as finding a real party.

You’re preparing to spend a few hours, or more, with celebrities via the boob tube and no one wants to be bored.

Thanks to SheKnows, we’ve made brining the fun to your TV easy.

Fox goes country for New Year’s Eve >>

So don’t think twice about cuddling up on your couch to watch the ball drop. It’s as good a plan as any!

Just open a bottle of wine, or whatever you drink, grab the clicker and choose one of the shows below…

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest: ABC

New Year’s Rockin’ Eve is going to be a full night of celebration and one big milestone. The show is kicking the night off with a tribute to Dick Clark, who has been bringing fans the best New Year’s Eve coverage for the past 40 years.

The night will be filled with performances by The Band Perry, Gym Class Heroes, Hot Chelle Rae, Justin Bieber, Beyoncé, Robin Thicke, Carlos Santana, LMFAO, Nicki Minaj, Pitbull, Taio Cruz and, of course, Lady Gaga.

Join Jenny McCarthy and Fergie as they return to emcee the first part of the night, followed by the always entertaining, Ryan Seacrest, who will be joined by Dick Clark.

It all starts at 8 p.m. EST.

NBC’s New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly: NBC

If NBC is more your speed, join Carson Daly who will be joined by his buddies from The Voice, Blake Shelton and Cee Lo Green.

There will also be appearances by Jimmy Fallon, Brian Williams and the always shocking, Ricky Gervais.

The festivities begin at 10 p.m. EST.

American Country New Year’s Eve Live: FOX

New Year’s Eve and Fox are going country for the night.

Comedian Rodney Carrington will lead the evening with Fox, with special appearances by Rodney Atkins, American Idol‘s Lauren Alaina, Toby Keith and Joe Nichols.

The hoedown begins at 11 p.m. EST.

NYE In NYC 2012: MTV

Demi Lovato and Tyler Posey will helm the New Year’s Eve party for MTV.

Lovato’s pal Selena Gomez, Jason Derulo, Mac Miller and more will help ring in the New Year with MTV.

Will Demi Lovato sing a few numbers? Tune in to find out.

The fun begins at 11 p.m. EST.

New Year’s Eve Live With Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin: CNN

Kathy Griffin plus Anderson Cooper has always equaled a crazy-good time on New Year’s Eve.

Comedian Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper will usher out 2011 from Times Square, all while trying to keep a cap on Griffin’s language.

Oh, who are we kidding, that will never happen. That’s why these two are a great pair to spend the night with.

The two-hour party begins at 11 p.m. EST.

See, you can still have fun on NYE in front of your TV.

What will you be watching on New Year’s Eve?

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