Thursday’s TV Highlights: ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2016’ on ABC


Live From Lincoln Center The New York Philharmonic rings in the new year with the sounds of Paris in this new episode featuring Alan Gilbert and Susan Graham. 8 p.m. KOCE and KPBS



A Toast to 2015! Hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb welcome Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, Natalie Morales and Dylan Dreyer. Guests include Zooey Deschanel, Eva Longoria, Michael Bublé, Blake Shelton, Taylor Kinney, Katherine Heigl, Colin Quinn, Howie Mandel and Misty Copeland. 8 p.m. NBC

The iHeartradio Music Festival — Night 1 Performances from Sam Smith, Coldplay, Kenny Chesney, Jason Derulo, Demi Lovato, Duran Duran, Kanye West and the Killers. 8 p.m. KTLA

Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2016 “American Idol” Season 4 winner Carrie Underwood performs in Times Square. Luke Bryan, Demi Lovato and Wiz Khalifa (featuring Charlie Puth) also appear with hosts Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy in New York, while One Direction, 5 Seconds of Summer and others join host Fergie in Hollywood segments. Part 1, 8 and 11:30 p.m.; part 2, 10 p.m. ABC

Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution Counting down to 2016 in Miami; special guests include Jussie Smollett, Shawn Mendes, Austin Mahone, Pia Mia, Prince Royce, and R. City; Pitbull, Terry Crews and Wendy Williams host. 8 and 11 p.m. Fox

All-American New Year Eric Bolling and Kimberly Guilfoyle host this special from the Knickerbocker Hotel in New York City. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will make an appearance from Florida. 8 and 11 p.m. Fox News

TeenNick Top 10 This new special features a music video countdown and performances by Silento, Dawin, Conrad Sewell and Amanda Dilks. 8 p.m. Nickelodeon

Michael Feinstein New Year’s Eve at the Rainbow Room This new special celebrates the Great American Songbook with Kelli O’Hara, Marilyn Maye, Julia Goodwin, Christine Ebersole, Aaron Tveit, Darren Criss and Leslie Odom Jr. 10 p.m. KOCE

New Year’s Eve Live With Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin ring in 2016 for the ninth consecutive year. 10:05 p.m. CNN

NBC’s New Year’s Eve With Carson Daly Gwen Stefani and others will join this new special. 11:30 p.m. NBC


Thin Man A crime-solving married couple (William Powell, Myrna Loy) drink a lot as they solve a murder mysteries accompanied by their wire-haired terrier, Asta, in this classic franchise beginning with 1934’s “The Thin Man,” 5 p.m. “After the Thin Man” (1936) 6:45 p.m. “Another Thin Man” (1939) 8:45 p.m. “Shadow of the Thin Man” (1941) 10:45 p.m. TCM


CBS This Morning New Year’s resolutions: John Tierney. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Mindy Kaling; Bob Harper; Joy Bauer; Bernadette Peters. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy; Takisha Sturdivant-Drew. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Missi Pyle (“Bordertown”); Candace Glover performs. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Tom Hanks; Priyanka Chopra (“Quantico”). (N) 9 a.m. KABC

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé Food security revisited. 5:30 p.m. KOCE

Tavis Smiley Bryan Cranston. 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 11:30 p.m. KOCE; 1 a.m. KLCS

Conan Director J.J. Abrams and John Boyega (“Star Wars: the Force Awakens”). 11 p.m. TBS, 12:30 a.m. TBS

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Sharon Stone; James Taylor performs. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Sandra Bullock; Rod Stewart performs. 12:30 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Jamie Lee Curtis. 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Ike Barinholtz, Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch and Paula Pell. 1:33 a.m. KNBC


College Football Bowl Games Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: Houston vs. Florida St., 9 a.m. ESPN. Capital One Orange Bowl: Oklahoma vs. Clemson, 1 p.m. ESPN and ESPN1. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic: Michigan St. vs. Alabama, 5 p.m. ESPN and ESPN2

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