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New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Channel 5

I wonder if Dick Clark, who died in April, ever dreamed that a TV special in his honor would be hosted by Jenny McCarthy and Fergie. The pair will salute Clark with a retrospective on “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Celebrates Dick Clark” at 8 p.m. Then, at 10, ABC will air “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2013” with a half-hour break for the local news at 11. That annual special will round up performances by Carly Rae Jepsen, Taylor Swift, PSY, Flo Rida, and Jason Aldean. Pictured (from left): Fergie, Seacrest, and McCarthy.

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Live From Lincoln Center 8 p.m., Channel 2

The New York Philharmonic will honor composer, conductor, and EGOT winner Marvin Hamlisch at this New Year’s party, officially subtitled “One Singular Sensation.” Hamlisch was scheduled to conduct at the event, prior to his death in August. Among the performers: Joshua Bell, Michael Feinstein, Josh Groban, Megan Hilty, Brian d’Arcy James, and Raul Esparza. Audra McDonald is the host.

New Year’s Eve With Carson Daly 10 p.m., Channel 7

Cassadee Pope will bee performeeng.

New Year’s Eve Live With Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin 10 p.m., CNN

Andy Giggle drinking game.

“Portlandia” 24-hour marathon 6 p.m., IFC

Don’t throw a bird at it.

Matthew Gilbert can be reached at gilbert@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @MatthewGilbert.
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