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A DAY AT THE MARX BROTHERS on TCM begins at 6 a.m. with 1938’s “Room Service, ”followed by 1937’s “A Day at the Races ” (7:30), 1935’s “A Night at the Opera” (9:30), 1930’s “Animal Crackers” (11:15), 1931’s “Monkey Business” (1 p.m.), 1932’s “Horse Feathers” (2:30) and 1933’s “Duck Soup” (3:45). Groucho, left, with Chico and Harpo, with Margaret Dumont.


New Year’s Rockin’ Eve: The 40th Anniversary Party:

This two-hour special looks back at the first 40 years (8 p.m. ABC).

New Year’s Eve Live:
(8 p.m. CNN).

All American New Years:
(8 p.m. Fox News Channel).

New Year’s Eve Live Coverage:
(9:30 p.m. CNN).

New Year’s Eve With Carson Daly:
(10 p.m.; 11:30 p.m. NBC).

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve:
(10; 11:30 p.m. ABC).

American Country New Year’s Eve Live:
(11 p.m. Fox).

Coldplay New Year’s Eve: Austin City Limits:
(11 p.m. KOCE).

NYE in NYC 2012:
(11 p.m. MTV).



Nothing says “Happy New Year!” like a shark attack. Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss and Robert Shaw star in this 1975 blockbuster directed by Steven Spielberg (7:06 p.m. Spike).

The Eagle:
Channing Tatum stars as a Roman soldier determined to find a golden icon that would inspire his legion in this 2011 adventure (8 p.m. HBO).


College basketball:

Louisville at Kentucky (9 a.m. CBS); Virginia Tech at Oklahoma State (9 a.m. ESPN2); Providence at Georgetown (11 a.m. ESPN2); Illinois at Purdue (1 p.m. ESPN2); UCLA at California (1 p.m. FS Prime); Ohio State at Indiana (3 p.m. ESPN2); USC at Stanford (3:30 p.m. FSN); Gonzaga at Xavier (5 p.m. ESPN2); Oregon at Washington (7 p.m. ESPN2).

College football:
Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl: Northwestern vs. Texas A&M (9 a.m. ESPN); Sun Bowl: Georgia Tech vs. Utah (11 a.m. CBS); Liberty Bowl: Cincinnati vs. Vanderbilt (12:30 p.m. ABC); Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl: Illinois vs. UCLA (12:30 p.m. ESPN); Auburn vs. Virginia (4:30 p.m. ESPN).

Pro basketball:
The Nuggets visit the Lakers (12:30 p.m. FSN).

Pro hockey:
The Colorado Avalanche visit the Ducks (5 p.m. FS Prime); the Vancouver Canucks visit the Kings (7 p.m. FSN).