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Revelers toss confetti over Times Square from a hotel after the clock strikes midnight during New Year's Eve celebrations in New York on Jan. 1, 2015. Reuters

About a million people will make the journey to Times Square in the heart of New York City Saturday to watch the ball drop and ring in the new year. But if you're not feeling quite like standing in the 30-degree temperatures for hours to wait for a literal ton of confetti to cascade down onto your head, good news: You can watch the festivities from the comfort of your own home.

Grab a bottle of champagne, plop down on the sofa and load up a stream of Times Square on New Year's Eve. The official broadcast will start at 5:55 p.m. EST and be hosted by Jonathan Bennett, perhaps best known as Aaron Samuels in "Mean Girls" — his hair looks sexy pushed back.

Check out the live stream below or watch EarthCam's broadcast here.

People will start showing up in Times Square at about 3 p.m. EST, according to the event website. The famous New Year's Eve Ball — which sits on top of One Times Square — will be raised at 6 p.m. Twenty minutes later, staffers will pass out hats, scarves and balloons to the crowd, and at 7 p.m. CNN host Anderson Cooper will come out.

The rest of the night will contain a series of performances and appearances from people like Rachel Platten, Gloria Estefan, Gavin DeGraw, DNCE, Bill Nye, Thomas Rhett, Mariah Carey and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.

When the clock hits midnight, the Waterford Crystal Times Square New Year's Eve Ball lights will be turned off. Then they'll flash back on as the numbers "2017" sparkle and confetti is released.

"Each year, I look forward to sharing the anticipation and excitement for the upcoming year with the millions of people who celebrate with us from around the world," Jeffrey Straus, president of Countdown Entertainment, said in a news release. "New Year’s Eve is a singular moment when the world can unite together in celebration and hope for the upcoming year."

If you want to watch the ball drop on TV, you can check out ABC, CNN, NBC or Fox News for a broadcast. And if Times Square isn't your style, you can tune into similar celebrations in Paris, London or Sydney, Australia.

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