The Top Five Films and TV Shows to Watch on New Year’s Eve 2023

With only a few hours to go until we enter the new year, it is only right to plan what you will be watching and partying to tonight. Get ready to dance around the room with these five festive features…

Friends: The Reunion, 5pm, Sky Max, New Year’s Eve (Sunday 31st December): It’s been a sad year for our favourite friends, as the cast said a tragic goodbye to Matthew Perry. First aired last year, this special one off celebrates the most famous TV cast, who come together one final time to discuss the show that made them.

The National Lottery’s New Year’s Eve Big Bash, 6pm, ITV One, New Year’s Eve (Sunday 31st December): Thanking our heroic NHS and local services, this big bash will get the party started early. With an all-star singing line up, you can be sure to be dancing along with the audience. 

Marry Me, 8:25pm, BBC One, New Year’s Eve (Sunday 31st December): Premiering today on the BBC, this Jennifer Lopez starring comedy sees her character choosing a random stranger to marry after being dumped on stage. Can the two fall for each other? Only time will tell!

Jools’ Annual Hootenanny, 11:30pm, BBC Two, New Year’s Eve (Sunday 31st December): Jools Holland always knows how to host a great party! With record breaking singers and musicians taking to his famous Hootenanny stage, you will find a song for all to celebrate to. 

Countdown to 2024 with Rick Astley and Co, 11:30pm, BBC One, New Year’s Eve (Sunday 31st December): Rick Astley has had an incredible 2023, having performed at Glastonbury, starred in the Sainsburys Christmas ad and legendarily appeared on breakfast TV in his PJs. It only seems right to have him lead us out of the year and into 2024 then. 

Let us know what you have been watching and what you are most looking forward to catching over the course of the week, via our social media pages, as we would love to know!

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