Monday on TV: Who told you you're allowed to rain on the Rose Parade?
It wouldn't be New Year's without the Tournament of Roses Parade. Well, this year it wouldn't be Jan. 2 without the parade, given that Jan. 1 fell on a Sunday.
And there are plenty of ways to watch the floats, bands, horses and more.
You can watch it live at 9 a.m. on ABC/Ch. 4, NBC/Ch. 5, HGTV, RFDTV and the Hallmark Movie Channel.
And if you aren't up that early, you can watch it tape-delayed at 1 p.m. on the Hallmark Channel and 5 p.m. On RFDTV.
Elsewhere on TV ...
HGTV Dream Home 2012 (11 a.m., HGTV): This year's Dream Home built right here in Utah is unveiled.
College football: TicketCity Bowl - Houston vs. Penn State (noon, ESPNU); Outback Bowl - Georgia vs. Michigan State (11 a.m., ABC/Ch. 4); Capitol One Bowl - Nebraska vs. South Carolina (11 a.m., ESPN); Gator Bowl - Florida vs. Ohio State (11 a.m., ESPN2); Rose Bowl - Oregon vs. Wisconsin (3 p.m., ESPN); Fiesta Bowl Oklahoma State vs. Stanford (6:30 p.m., ESPN)
How I Met Your Mother (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Marshall visits his father's grave; Barney and Ted open a bar.
The Bachelor (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A new season begins with 25 women competing for the heart of Ben Flajnik - including Utahn Monica Spannbauer.
NBA (7 p.m., ROOT): New Orleans Hornets at Utah Jazz
The Layover (7 and 10 p.m., Travel): Anthony Bourdain spends 24 hours in Amsterdam.
2 Broke Girls (7:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Caroline learns the secret ingredient in Max's cupcakes.
Two and a Half Men (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Walden's mother and ex-wife try to take over his company.
Fear Factor (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Mmm, mmm - insect smoothies.
Mike & Molly (8:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Carl panics at the thought of romantic commitment.
Hawaii Five-0 (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A teenager is murdered.
Celebrity Wife Swap (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): In the premiere of this new take on this show, Tracey Gold and Carnie Wilson trade lives for a week. (Another episode airs Tuesday at 8 p.m.)
Rock Center with Brian Williams (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5):
Pretty Little Liars (9 and 11 p.m., ABC Family): Everything changes after Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer are arrested.
The Lying Game (10 p.m., ABC/Family): Sutton disappears; Char's aunt returns.
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