What's on TV tonight? New Year's Eve schedule - soaps, specials and films

New Year schedule 2020 - ITV, BBC One, Channel 4, Channel 5

Alicia Keys

Here's what to watch on TV tonight, New Year's Eve 2020, with the full schedule for today.

As we see in the new year, here is the line up of programmes to enjoy throughout today (Tuesday, December 31).


Films that you can catch include Beauty and the Beast (BBC One, 2:20PM), James Bond in Skyfall (ITV, 9PM) and Paddington (Channel 4, 5:15PM).

Specials airing this evening include Top of the Pops (BBC One, 4:20PM), The Hit List Celebrity Special (BBC One, 5:50PM), The Wall Versus Celebrities (BBC One, 6:40PM), The Great British Sewing Bee Celebrity Special (BBC One, 8PM), Christmas University Challenge (BBC Two, 8:30PM), The Crystal Maze (Channel 4, 8PM), The Last Leg (Channel 4, 9PM).

BBC One will bring in the new year with it's The Big New Year's In from 9PM followed by The Graham Norton Show and Alicia Keys concert.

Plus there's all the usual New Year's Drama from the soaps: EastEnders (BBC One, 7:30PM), Emmerdale (ITV, 7:30PM) and Corrie (ITV, 8:30PM).

See the full BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 New Year's Eve TV schedule below...

New Year's Eve schedule


2:20PM - Beauty and the Beast (2017)
4:20PM - Top of the Pops New Year special
5:50PM - The Hit List Celebrity Special
6:40PM - The Wall Versus Celebrities
7:30PM - EastEnders
8:00PM - The Great British Sewing Bee Celebrity Special
9:00PM - The Big New Year's In
10:20PM - The Graham Norton Show
11:30PM - Alicia Keys Rocks New Year's Eve
12:00AM - Happy New Year Live!
12:10AM - Alicia Keys Rocks New Year's Eve




1:15PM - Rio Bravo (1959)
3:30PM - Paint Your Wagon (1969)
6:00PM - Michael Palin: Travels of a Lifetime
7:00PM - Inside Monaco: Playground of the Rich
8:00PM - Only Connect
8:30PM - Christmas University Challenge
9:00PM - Celebrity: A 21st Century Story
10:00PM - Before They Were Famous
10:45PM - Mock the Week Special
11:15PM - Jools' Annual Hootenanny



1:30PM - Midsomer Murders
3:30PM - Tenable
4:30PM - Tipping Point
6:00PM - The Chase
7:00PM - You've Been Framed
7:30PM - Emmerdale
8:30PM - Coronation Street
9:00PM - Skyfall (2012)
11:45PM - ITV News New Year Special


Channel 4

11:50AM - The Core (2003)
2:35PM - A Place in the Sun
3:05PM - Jamie and Jimmy's Friday Night Feast
4:10PM - Inside Cadbury: Chocolate Secrets Unwrapped
5:15PM - Paddington (2014)
7:00PM - Britain's Bestselling Toys
8:00PM - The Crystal Maze
9:00PM - The Last Leg
11:00PM - Little Fockers (2010)


Channel 5

2:45PM - Cruising with Jane McDonald
7:00PM - World's Strongest Man 2020
8:00PM - Britain's Favourite 80s Songs
10:55PM - Utterly Outrageous X-Rated Comedy



Picture credit: James Bailey

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