Want to ring in 2005 with celebrities tonight? Television networks are giving you plenty of options. A sampling:
●Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2005, ABC, 10 p.m.: Regis Philbin substitutes for Dick Clark in New York, and Ashlee Simpson hosts West Coast portions of the show. Scheduled performers include: Billy Idol, Los Lonely Boys, Ciara, Fabolous, Simple Plan, Kenny G.
●The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 11:30 p.m.: Jay Leno's New Year's Eve show features comic Kathleen Madigan, Blue Man Group, and music by Motley Crue.
●New Year's Eve: Live from Times Square with Ryan Seacrest, Fox, 11 p.m.: The American Idol host welcomes the new year with scheduled performances by rock bands Hoobastank and Evanescence and R&B performer Usher.
●MTV's Iced Out New Year's Eve 2005, MTV, 10:30 p.m.: Lindsay Lohan and MTV DJs usher in 2005 with scheduled performances by Green Day, Snoop Dogg, Ja Rule, Fat Joe and Jimmy Eat World.
Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. Comments that violate these standards, or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, are subject to being removed and commenters are subject to being banned. To post comments, you must be a registered user on toledoblade.com. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.