When is the 2017 Rose Parade, what time does it start, and what TV networks will be airing the 128th annual Parade of Roses live from Pasadena, California? Not only will the parade air on the nine television networks listed below, the two-hour event will be live streamed online and via iPhone and Android mobile apps (links below).

Traditionally, the Rose Parade airs on New Year's Day (January 1), but this year you will have to wait until Monday, January 2 at 11 a.m. ET to watch the magnificent floats and marching bands make their way through the streets of beautiful Pasadena.

And for football fans, that means the Rose Bowl college football game between USC and Penn State won't take place on Sunday — the game will be broadcast on ESPN starting at 5 p.m. ET on Monday.

Scroll down to get all the details on how to watch the Rose Parade online as well as a list of TV stations and an explanation as to why the parade won't take place until Monday.

Why isn't the Rose Parade on New Year's Day?

This year marks the 15th time the parade and game have been moved from New Year's Day to January 2. According to Onward State, the reason for this is due to a long-standing "never on a Sunday" rule. Back in 1893, the people who organized the parade were afraid that the noise from the event would scare the horses that waited outside churches near the parade route.

Watch the parade on TV or live streaming online

Watch on TV: The 2017 Parade of Roses will air on ABC, Hallmark Channel, HGTV, KTLA (Tribune), NBC, RFD-TV, and Univision. If you don't want to miss a single float, HGTV's live telecast is your best bet — the network will air the parade without interruptions with commentary by hosts Nancy O'Dell and Egypt Sherrod.

Watch online or mobile: If you're not near a television on Monday, ABC will provide live stream coverage on ABC Go or via their Watch ABC app for iPhone and Android devices.

The only downside is that not everyone will be able to access the live feed. You must verify that you have a TV provider (Verizon FiOS, Cox, Dish Network, Comcast, more) and live in one of the following cities: New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, or Raleigh-Durham.