Sam Ryder rocks New Year’s Eve

    11:30 p.m., BBC One

    Britain’s great Eurovision redeemer wraps up his triumphant year with the biggest light entertainment gig of them all: see New Year’s Eve on BBC One. It’s too big a job for one man; Ryder will be joined by Melanie C, Sigrid, House Gospel Choir and brother from another mother Justin Hawkins to send us into 2023 with a spring in our step. Expect literal and figurative fireworks. Phil Harrison

    Lionesses of England: in pride

    12:30 p.m., BBC One

    All the emotion and excitement of a fairy tale win comes alive in this behind-the-scenes look at England’s scintillating win at Women’s Euro 2022 in August, using interviews with all key players and clips of the action backed by the brilliant BBC’s Robyn Cowen. comment. Jack Seale

    The last stage of the year

    9 p.m., Channel 4

    Sophie Ellis-Bextor provides the tunes on The Last Step of the Year.
    Sophie Ellis-Bextor provides the tunes on The Last Step of the Year. Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA

    Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and the ever-funny Alex Brooker have a terrific guest roster to round out the year. Who wouldn’t want to spend the last hours of 2022 with World King Rylan, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi and Strictly star Ellie Simmonds? Kitchen disco host Sophie Ellis-Bextor provides the music. Hannah Verdier

    The Graham Norton New Year’s Show

    10:25 p.m., BBC One

    One of this year’s West End highlights was the heartbreaking and timely revival of Cabaret, set against the backdrop of real war in Europe. While current frontrunners Callum Scott Howells and Madeline Brewer voice Willkommen, Olivia Colman, Hugh Laurie, Romesh Ranganathan and Lioness Leah Williamson also join Norton. Ali Catterall

    Jonathan Ross New Year’s Comedy Special

    10:35 p.m., BBC One

    If you don’t laugh at the past year, you will surely cry. With that in mind, Ross lined up comedians Tom Allen, Judi Love, Sindhu Vee, Babatunde Aleshe and Bill Bailey to deliver tickling sets. House band Ezra Collective will be in charge of the music. HOUR

    Jools Annual Hootenanny

    11:30 p.m., BBC 2

    Is it even new year without the hootenanny? This year, Holland invites 90s RnB icon Gabrielle, Welsh rocker Andy Fairweather Low, festival phenom Self Esteem, rising star Cat Burns and singing storytellers Rachael & Vilray, among others. HOUR

    Live Sports

    Premier League Football: Wolves v Man United, 11.30am BT Sport 1 At Molineux. Follow Brighton v Arsenal at 5.30pm on Sky Sports Main Event.

    Premiership Rugby Union: Saracens v Exeter, 2.30pm, BT Sport 2 At the StoneX stadium.

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