Monday: New Year’s Eve specials

Ron James New Years Eve

Air Farce New Year’s Eve 2012, CBC
Air Farce is back, and we’re doing it ‘Gangnam Style’. The tradition continues when Air Farce New Year’s Eve returns to CBC Television on Monday, December 31 at 8:00 p.m. (8:30 NT). Don Ferguson, Luba Goy, Craig Lauzon, Alan Park, Penelope Corrin, and the newest Air Farce cast member, Arnold Pinnock, send up the highs and lows of 2012 with a fast-paced hour filled with plenty of laughs, lots of surprises, and the annual dropping of the F-Bomb on Canada’s biggest pet peeves. Join Air Farce and special guests: Canadian hockey legend Paul Henderson; Olympic gold medalist Rosie MacLennan; the star of Murdoch Mysteries, Yannick Bisson; platinum recording artist, Victoria Duffield (“Shut Up and Dance”); from Dragons’ Den, “The Wealthy Barber” David Chilton, and more!

The Ron James Show: New Year’s Eve Edition, CBC
The Ron James New Year’s Eve Special is back and one of the country’s favourite annual traditions continues with “Canada’s Comedian” sending 2012 off in style! As in 2013, Ron vows “never to listen to a Mayan again” and makes a few startling predictions of his own for the year ahead. The Royal Family has been especially ‘visible’ in 2012 and in her annual message to the Queen, Aunt Vivien isn’t afraid to tell the naked truth. Conservative Radio show host, Buell Crawford, gets hot under the collar over all this climate change baloney. Special guests include: Linda Kash, Patrick McKenna, Raoul Bhaneja and Lauren Ash.

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, CBC
Ring in New Year’s Eve with a special edition of George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight as George wraps up 2012 with Canadian actor, author, producer and activist Michael J. Fox. In this candid and funny exclusive interview, Fox talks about how he has dealt with Parkinson’s disease and about the unwavering support of his wife, actor Tracy Pollan. He also reveals details about his upcoming TV comedy series, in which he plays a man dealing with family, career and Parkinson’s. Plus: Ed The Sock helps ring in the New Year with resolutions and predictions on the fast, furious and funny comedy panel. And, George counts down to 2013 with the help of some of your favourite CBC stars.

ET Canada’s New Year’s Eve at Niagara Falls, Global
ET Canada televises Canada’s largest New Year’s Eve party from one of North America’s natural wonders, Niagara Falls. Cheryl Hickey and Matte Babel along with Rosey Edeh host a two-hour coast-to-coast New Year’s Eve bash with performances by Nelly Furtado, Hedley and Dragonette.

City New Year’s Bash, Citytv
Hosted by Citytv and Rogers Radio,on-air personalities across Canada, the City New Year’s Bash will usher in 2013 with exciting live musical performances and family entertainment in front of thousands of revelers at Citytv’s three party centrals: Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto, Olympic Plaza in Calgary, and Churchill Square in Edmonton. Performers at this year’s event include: Bridget Mendler, Serena Ryder, Johnny Reid, The Tenors, Kardinal Offishall, Victoria Duffield, Shawn Desman, Massari, Jully Black and Disney On Ice.

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One thought on “Monday: New Year’s Eve specials”

  1. What were CBC producers thinking? George Stroumboulopoulos has become Canada’s premier talk show host representing canadians from coast to coast to coast. What an insult to George to have ed the sock on the New Years eve special. Perhaps Toronto CBC producers could look beyond Toronto’s city limits for canadian talent. On behalf of Canadian’s, sorry George

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