What's On The Box On New Years Eve?

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The clock is ticking on 2019; it’s all over soon. And for a year that’s given us plenty of entertainment, it feels only right that we would mark its passing with something worthy on the telly – but what?


Well, we’re sure there’ll be loads of people simply popping on an alarm on their phones and settling into a movie or a Netflix binge – and more power to them! But if you want to get the live(ish) experience, there’s a few options to choose from; check out the menu below…



BBC One, Virgin TV 108


From Queen to Bryan Adams, mass appeal has been the order of the day as far as this flagship event is concerned – and if ‘Seven Days’ can’t please all and sundry, we don’t know what will! The comeback kid will play either side of the monumental firework show around the London Eye, with smooth grooves and banging beats in leading the way. And remember – when the crowd says ‘Bo’…




BBC Two, Virgin TV 109


The blues brother has been the host with the most on NYE for years – and his guestlist this year stacks up with the best of them! Stormzy – who’s quickly approaching national treasure status across the pond – leads the way, but he’s hardly alone; everyone from Rick Astley to La Roux and YolanDa Brown to Stereophonics will provide the soundtrack to the ball’s drop…




RTÉ One, Virgin TV 101


The former Saturday takes over Tuesday on RTÉ, with a knees-up filled with stars from home and abroad. The Waterboys, David Gray and Wallis Bird are amongst the confirmed guests – though we wouldn’t bet against a few surprises along the way, too! As for the big moment, honours will go to Dingle’s own Walking On Cars, as coverage swings to the celebration on Dublin’s Custom House Quay.



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