It’s the biggest party night of the year…New Year’s Eve 2011 is here! Blippitt has your full lineup of TV programming and celebrity bashes and soirees to kick the new year off in a big way!
First, here’s your New Year’s Eve 2011 television lineup:
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest (ABC)
Ryan Seascrest will be ushering the New Year, along with perennial favorite, Dick Clark. There will be plenty of guests on this broadcast and Jenny McCarthy will be out and about in the NYC crowd, reporting on all the goings-on while Seacrest and the live entertainment will be in Times Square for the annual ball drop.
New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly (NBC)
Radio talk show host Carson Daly returns for his annual tradition of ushering in the New Year at Times Square as well. This show is sure to be jam-packed with entertainment and the ratings are always strong with Daly at the helm.
New Year’s Eve Live (FOX)
Not one to be outdone, FOX will also be getting in the spirit. The gang here will also be covering Times Square as well as many other corners of the world.
New Year’s Eve Live with Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin (CNN)
Every year, Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin host a New Year’s Eve bash that’s kind of like slowing down to watch a car wreck. This year should be more of the same, so tune in for your annual taste of disaster that’s sure to be a ratings winner, for some reason.
MTV New Year’s Eve Bash 2011 (MTV)
Snooki and her Jersey Shore castmates will be getting together to celebrate the New Year too. Snooki’s ball-drop in Times Square had to be cancelled, but the good news (depending on your point of view) is that it’s now happening live from the actual Jersey Shore. Get ready for a fist-pumping good time! The portion from Times Square will be hosted by Whitney Cummings.
That’s great for TV, but what if you want to actually go and party with some celebs? Here are your choices:
• Rihanna will be hosting a New Year’s Eve 2011 bash party at Las Vegas’s Pure Nightclub.
• Kim Kardashian will be hosting the Tao Las Vegas’s New Year’s Eve 2011 bash.
• E!’s Holly Madison will be live at LAVO Las Vegas. It remains to be seen whether or not she’ll be joined by new boyfriend Jack Barakat from the band All Time Low.
• P. Diddy will be hosting a New Year’s Eve 2011 gala at Luxor’s LAX.
• Nelly is set to perform his hit “Just a Dream” at Haze Nightclub.
• Jay Sean will be performing at The Bank.
• Ludacris will lead the New Year’s Eve 2011 Countdown to Midnight at Vanity.
• B.O.B. will be performing his single “Airplanes” at Jet Nightclub.
• Pete Wentz will be hosting a private gala at the Hard Rock Hotel.
• Drake will be performing poolside at Wall inside the W Hotel in South Beach.
• Kourtney Kardashian will be hosting CIROC New Year from high atop the Gansevoort Hotel.
• Chace Crawford and Lauren Conrad will be present to watch Jamie Foxx perform at LIV Nightclub. Also performing poolside at Fontainebleau will be DJ Tiesto.
• Jason Derulo will be hosting the Joonbug.com party at The Eden Roc.
• Mondrian in South Beach will celebrate New Year’s Eve 2011 with DJ Paul Sevigny, with sister Chloe Sevigny & The Misshapes poolside. Adding more fuel to the fire will be Andrew Wyatt, performing bay front.
• Bruno Mars will be performing at Renaissance Times Square.
• The Honey Brothers (featuring Entourage‘s Adrian Grenier) will be performing at the NewYearsEve.com party at The Hudson Hotel.
• Bravo stars Andy Cohen, Sandra Bernhard, Megan McCain and many more will be in attendance for Bravo’s Andy Cohen New Year’s Party at the Bravo Clubhouse.
• Following the big ball drop, Jersey Shore cast members will be hosting several different afterparties. Snooki will be at Madame Tussauds, Pauly D. will be at Espace, and Jwoww will be live at Amnesia.
• Kimberly Cole will be performing live at The Colony.
• David Arquette and Jeff Beacher will be hosting a preview performance of Beacher’s Madhouse, their vaudeville-inspired production at The Hollywood Roosevelt.
No matter where you go or what you do, New Year’s Eve 2011 is sure to be a party to remember! Be safe!
- New Years Eve Party Round Up List Kim Kardashian, Bruno Mars, Snooki, Nicki Minaj, Drake and the Roots, (binsidetv.net)
- Snooki Takes Her New Year’s Eve Stunt to Jersey (popeater.com)
- What to Watch on New Year’s Eve (seattlepi.com)