If you’re one of the many people who prefer to spend their New Year’s Eve in the comfort of their own home in front of the telly box, we’ve got five of the biggest and best shows on to round out 2016 here for you to plan out your viewing schedule! Read on to find out what you have to see this NYE…
1) World of Sport Wrestling, 5pm on ITV
Following the years in which wrestling was a major sport to watch in the United Kingdom comes the one-night-only revival of World of Sport Wrestling, with WWE legend Jim Ross even stepping in to work on commentary. Some of Britain’s most successful and talented wrestlers come together to compete, with all of the matches shown tonight in a special episode that’s sure to be gripping and exciting viewing.
2) Peter Pan Goes Wrong, 6.20pm on BBC One
Comedy show Peter Pans Goes Wrong has been recorded in a studio for a special broadcast on BBC One tonight, with Poirot’s lead David Suchet stepping in as the narrator. Mischief Theatre are bringing the show to the small screen following years of selling out productions on the West End. Keep an eye out for some interesting additions to the Peter Pan story, including a broken stage and character personalities you may not be used to…
3) Take Me Out: Celebrity Special, 8pm on ITV
Thom Evans, Roman Kemp and Ritchie Neville are all looking for love in tonight’s special celebrity edition of Take Me Out. Paddy McGuinness is of course back to host as a slew of single women decide whether or not they want to go on a date like no other with some famous faces. Evans looks to be the most successful out of the three guys, with all 30 of the women leaving their lights on when he comes out of the love lift. But will he go home with one of them? That’s something you’ll have to tune in for to find out.
4) The Graham Norton Show: New Year’s Special, 10.25pm on BBC One
Graham Norton prepares to ring in the New Year with some special guests in his New Year’s Special of The Graham Norton Show. Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard are on the show to discuss new video game adaptation movie Assassin’s Creed, whilst James McAvoy is also on board to talk about his latest film Split. Frank Skinner is set to host a new series of Room 101 and will be chatting all about that, whilst Olympic rowing heroes Gary and Paul O’Donovan will talk about their experiences in sport. Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra round out the roster of guests, providing music on the show.
5) Robbie Rocks Big Ben Live, 11.25pm on BBC One
We’ve seen Queen and Adam Lambert, Bryan Adams and now it’s Robbie Williams’ turn to take to Big Ben to perform an exclusive concert for the BBC and audiences across the UK. Bringing some of his classic songs to the stage along with newer tunes from latest studio album ‘The Heavy Entertainment Show’, he’s sure to provide an exciting night full of thrills and surprises.