ABC dominated Monday night with a variety of "New Year's Rockin' Eve
" programming, celebrating its biggest New Year's Eve primetime numbers in 12 years.
The other networks lagged well behind with their own mix of New Year's Eve programming and fuller like a burn-off episode of "The Mob Doctor
," which drew predictably low numbers for FOX.
For the night, ABC averaged a 3.1 rating among adults 18-49, topping the combined totals for the other four networks in the key demographic. NBC was second with a 0.9 key demo rating, followed by CBS' 0.8 and FOX and The CW's 0.5 key demo ratings.
Overall, ABC averaged an estimated 10.655 million viewers and a 5.5 rating/10 share for an easy Monday night win. CBS was second with a 2.5/5 and 4.03 million viewers. NBC's 1.9/4 and 3.31 million viewers nipped the 1.8/3 and 2.95 million viewers. The CW averaged a 0.8/1 and 1.32 million viewers for Monday primetime.
8 p.m. - The first hour of "New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark" started ABC's primetime sweep with 8.25 million viewers and a 2.2 rating among adults 18-49. FOX's "Bones" repeat was second overall with 3.55 million viewers, but fourth with a 0.6 key demo rating. ABC's repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" averaged 3.33 million viewers for third and a 0.8 key demo rating for second. On NBC, the first hour of "Enchanted" averaged 3.01 million viewers and a 0.7 key demo rating. The CW's reairing of the IHeartRadio Music Festival averaged 1.33 million viewers and a 0.5 key demo rating.
9 p.m. - The continuation of "New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark" drew 10.46 million viewers and a 2.9 rating among adults 18-49 for ABC in the 9 p.m. hour. CBS was second with 4.13 million viewers and a 0.9 key demo rating for repeats of "2 Broke Girls" and "Mike & Molly." NBC's "Enchanted" averaged 3.18 million viewers and a 0.8 key demo rating in third. FOX's new episode of "The Mob Doctor" averaged 2.35 million viewers for fourth and a 0.4 key demo rating for fifth. Yup. That's low. The CW's music special averaged 1.3 million viewers and a 0.5 key demo rating.
10 p.m. - "Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve" drew 13.26 million viewers and a 4.1 rating among adults 18-49 to rule the 10 p.m. hour. CBS' repeat of "Hawaii Five-0" averaged 4.625 million viewers and was second with a 0.8 key demo rating. NBC's "New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" drew 3.755 million viewers and a 1.1 key demo rating for its primetime component.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change, particularly in the case of live events.
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