Television is the soundtrack of Christmas nights. In a large part of the homes it is placed, in the background, it accompanies. Therefore, the generalist chains they do not usually take risks in their programming and year after year they offer more of the same. More or less secure bets whose main course is the time of the Campanadas and the 12 grapes. With what chain will you spend the last night of the year and will you receive 2019?
Speck and music on TVE
José Mota arrives at his tenth special on New Year's Eve at La 1 with Wild portraits (22.00). In four stories he will review in a humorous way all that the year has given of itself. When finished, around 23.10, the program will begin Happy 2019! In charge of firing the year and welcome the new with Roberto Leal and Elena S. Sánchez as presenters. Artists such as Eleni Foureira, Carlos Baute, Aitana and Ana Guerra, Bebe, Pablo Alborán and Paulina Rubio will pass through the stage. It will also offer magic and humor numbers. The gala, prerecorded, will only be interrupted to give live passage to Anne Igartiburu, for the fourteenth consecutive year, and to Roberto Leal, who is premiered, to give the bells from the Puerta del Sol in Madrid.
La 2, another year, continues with its commitment to music. From 11.00 the chain will offer The cabaret of iron and chrome, presented by Virginia Díaz and that will feature performances recorded live in the century room of Sant Cugat del Vallès from groups such as Dorian, The Refrescos, La Casa Azul or Los Punsetes. After the connection with the chimes, La 2 will offer three hours with the most outstanding musical performances rescued from the RTVE music archive.
Playz, the digital platform for young people of TVE, will emit through Instagram and from 10 in the morning, an event starring five influencers (Diego Domínguez, Ana Mena, Álvaro Mel, Guillermo Campra and Carla Campra) and its preparations for New Year's Eve.
Pedroche Earrings in Antena 3
The private chain does not get complicated and maintains the formula of last year. Before the bells will offer a rehash of the best times of the year in the programs of Atresmedia. It will be in a program that they have called Manual for a perfect New Year's Eve that will be presented by Eva González (who left MasterChef to be the driver of The voice, as of January 7) and Juanra Bonet. One more year, Cristina Pedroche, who has advanced that this year her dress has been designed by a Spaniard, and the cook and presenter Alberto Chicote will give the chimes from the Puerta del Sol. They will connect live a quarter of an hour before the moment of the grapes. The couple will also give the live bells to the Canary Islands an hour later. To welcome the new year, Antena 3 will offer Singing to 2019, a karaoke with the successes of the last 12 months and songs of a lifetime.
Cinema in Four
Before the chimes, the chain will broadcast a special edition of First Dates (21.35), with Carlos Sobera. To start the year, propose the comedy Come on polis. For the chimes, he shares the Telecinco broadcast.
Plus Got Talent on Telecinco
As on Christmas Eve, Telecinco returns to bet on a gala exhibition of the contest Got Talent (22.00) which will feature several outstanding contestants from previous seasons, such as the winners of the Cristina Ramos contest and the poet César Brandon. The chimes will have a new presenter couple: Lara Álvarez and Jesús Calleja. They will do it from Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, the Mallorcan town that suffered the devastating effects of a flood last October. The connection, at 23.30.
The highlights in La Sexta
The other channel of Atresmedia will also review with a special program before the bells which has given the year itself. It will do so with the format of Zapping, who has chosen 12 moments that have marked the year, such as the racket organized with Lopetegui, Eurovision or the virals of the year. Cristina Pardo and Iñaki López will be in charge of giving live bells, also from Puerta del Sol.