The show runs from 10.50pm to 12.20pm and will be filmed on the Thames on HMS Belfast. It will feature performances from Alesha Dixon and Simply Red plus celebrity guests including Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood.
Silverton's most recent presenting job for BBC1 was in Africa, fronting Big Cat Live over eight nights.
The show will be up against Jools' Annual Hootenanny on BBC2, featuring Martha and the Vandellas and Dizzee Rascal, and Channel 4's Big Fat Quiz of the Year.
ITV1 is showing a repeat of Martin Clunes drama The Man Who Lost His Head and Five is showing Greatest Movie Love Scenes.