Happy New Year 2016
Happy New Year 2016Reuters

If you're home alone and want the festive spirit to pervade your surroundings, the telly could come to the rescue. After all, it is New Year's Eve, and there are a slew of TV specials that will count down to the last minute of 2015. On Thursday, 31 December, networks across America will telecast performances by popstars like Justin Bieber, Ellie Goulding, Elle King, Nick Jonas and more.

Here's a list of shows that you should watch on New Year's Eve 2015.

Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin Eve with Ryan Seacrest on ABC

This promises to be the most star-studded event of New Year's Eve parties. The show will be hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy. ""If you're a country fan, Times Square is the place to be," McCarthy told Billboard. The line-up of artistes at Times Square, New York City, include Carrie Underwood, Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, and Demi Lovato.

The website stated that Fergie will host a Billboard Hollywood Party on the west coast. This party has bagged some A-list performers of 2015 such as Ellie Goulding, One Direction, Fall Out Boy, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Nathan Sykes, Nick Jonas, OMI, Pentatonix, Rachel Platten, Tove Lo, and Walk the Moon.

We hear Taylor Swift will premiere her new music video "Out of the Wood" at the party.

"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin Eve with Ryan Seacrest" airs on Thursday, 31 December, at 8 pm on ABC. You can live-stream the show online via ABC GO.

Pitbull's New Year's Revolution on FOX

If you like the songs on Fox's "Empire", you will binge-watch this show in the final hours of 2015. The network has managed to rope in all the cast members of the TV series. Other music artistes include Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Austin Mahone, and Diddy.

"Pitbull's New Year's Revolution" airs on Thursday, 31 December, at 8 pm on Fox. Live-stream this show via FOX NOW.

New Year's Eve with Carson Daly on NBC

Want to watch new couple Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton celebrate New Year's Eve? You could watch New Year's Eve with Carson Daly on NBC. The host will join the singer at Times Square and record the ball drop. Rumours suggest Blake Shelton's girlfriend will sing her new song "Used to Love You". Andy Cohen will join Carson Daly and Gwen after his "Game Night" show on Bravo.

"New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" airs on Thursday, 31 December at 8pm on NBC. You can live-stream the show online here

Happy New Year 2016! 

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