Tonight on TV

2012-12-31T17:00:00Z Tonight on TVBy Chuck Barney Contra Costa Times Arizona Daily Star
December 31, 2012 5:00 pm  • 

•“Live From Lincoln Center” presents “One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch.” It’s a rousing tribute to the famed composer-conductor who died last summer. Audra McDonald is our host. 6 p.m., PBS.

• “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Celebrates Dick Clark” — Jenny McCarthy and Fergie host this prime-time tribute to the man who, since 1972, had counted us down to midnight. Clark, who died in April, is remembered via clips of past festivities and never-before-seen archival footage. Also included: Performances by Taylor Swift, Neon Trees, Flo Rida and Carly Rae Jepson. 7 p.m. ABC. The celebration continues at 9 p.m. as Ryan Seacrest, leads viewers into the new year.

• “New Year’s Eve With Carson Daly” has the host of “The Voice” kicking off the celebration in prime time from New York City’s Times Square with plenty of musical accompaniment. 9 p.m., NBC.

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