‘Dick Clark Rocks New Year’s Eve’ – Over all look at telecasts


In Late-Night Metered-Market Household Averages for New Year’s Eve: Last night’s 5.2 household rating, 12 share in the 56 markets metered by Nielsen is up 4% from the previous high, last year’s 5.0/11. 

Last night’s NBC’S NEW YEAR’S EVE WITH CARSON DALY easily outscored Fox’s BILLBOARD’S NEW YEAR’S EVE LIVE (2.7/6 in metered-market households from 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m., down 21% vs. last year’s 3.4/7) and CBS’s New Year’s Eve encore of LATE SHOW (2.4/5 from 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., down 4% vs. last year’s 2.5/5). 

Last night’s DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE on ABC averaged an 8.7/21 from 11:30 p.m.-1:15 a.m. (up 2% from last year’s 8.5/20). 

From 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., NBC’S NEW YEAR’S EVE WITH CARSON DALY delivered its best-ever metered-market household rating, topping each of the show’s five prior annual telecasts. 

In the 24 markets with local People Meters, NBC’S NEW YEAR’S EVE WITH CARSON DALY also delivered its best-ever result, a 3.4 rating in adults 18-49.  That’s up 13% versus last year’s 3.0 adult 18-49 rating in the local people meters.

NOTE: Metered-market household ratings are “live only.” 

(source: data and information provided by NBC)