If you're of a mind to sidestep the rowdy revelers and overpriced drinks and stay home this New Year's Eve, you'll catch one of the strongest NYE lineups in recent memory, with big names such as Alicia Keys, Plain White T's and Mary J. Blige scheduled to perform. ESPN even has a daredevil doing a backflip in a truck! What more do you need? Here's the night's auld lang lineup.
New Year, No Limits (11 pm/ET & 2 am/ET, ESPN): ESPN jumps into 2008 — literally — by presenting two daredevil stunts. At midnight Eastern time, motorcyclist Robbie Maddison attempts to soar over the length of a football field on his bike, while stunt driver Rhys Millen tries to pull off a 360-degree backflip in a truck at the stroke of midnight on the West Coast.
New Year's Eve Live (11 pm/ET, FOX): Fox'
E! True Hollywood Story: Britney Spears' Fall from Grace premieres Dec. 29 at 6 pm/ET.... A new TV-movie adaptation of Jules Verne's Journey to the Center of the Earth stars Ricky Schroder and premieres Jan. 27 on the ION Television Network.... Nick News presents Kids Pick the President: The Kids' Primary, the first of three election-year specials, to air Jan. 13 at 9 pm/ET.... Fox's New Year's Eve Live special has added So You Think You Can Dance champ Sabra Johnson as a performer.