TV Ratings Sunday: ‘Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ approach adult from 2016

Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017

Note: Live NFL coverage on CBS and FOX might outcome in larger adjustments than common for those networks.

The numbers for Sunday:


The primetime apportionment of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” on ABC ruled a final night of 2017 with ratings adult extremely from 2016.

Part 1 of a special, from 8-10 p.m. ET, averaged a 3.1 rating among adults 18-49 and 9.11 million viewers, adult from 1.9 and 6.61 million on Dec. 31, 2016. The 10 p.m. hour drew a 5.0 and 15.72 million viewers, compared to 3.6 and 11.56 million final year. As a whole, a three-hour primetime “NYRE” was adult 48 percent in adults 18-49 vs. 2016.

FOX also got plain numbers from “New Year’s Eve with Steve Harvey,” that came in during 1.8 and 5.78 million viewers. Late-night New Year’s Eve numbers will be accessible later.

Network averages:


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Fast Affiliate Ratings: These initial inhabitant ratings are accessible during approximately 11 a.m. ET the day after telecast. The total might embody stations that did not atmosphere a whole network feed, as good as internal news breaks or cutaways for internal coverage or other programming. Fast Affiliate ratings are not as useful for live programs and are expected to differ significantly from a final results, given a information simulate normal promote feed patterns. 
Share (of Audience): 
The percent of households (or persons) regulating radio who are tuned to a specific program, hire or network in a specific area during a specific time. 
Time Shifted Viewing:
 Program ratings for inhabitant sources are constructed in 3 streams of information – Live, Live +Same-Day and Live +7 Day. Time-shifted total comment for incremental observation that takes place with DVRs. Live+SD includes observation during a same promote day as a strange telecast, with a cut-off of 3 a.m. internal time when meters broadcast daily observation to Nielsen for processing. Live +7 ratings embody  viewing that takes place during a 7 days following a telecast.

Source: The Nielsen Company.

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Rick Porter has been covering TV given a days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of that was a teaser for a initial deteriorate of “American Idol.” He’s left-handed, creates a really plain grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by a Numbers given Oct 2015. He lives in Austin.

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