There were ratings improvements in all four time quadrants monitored, from the commencement of prime-time until the late-late hours of the New Year’s Eve Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2024, a long, 5-1/2 hour event that let ABC TV viewers relax into the new year.

ABC topped the broadcast competition at the beginning of the year thanks to their yearly New Year’s Eve spectacular.

Dick Clark’s Rockin

The first half of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin‘ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024,” which aired during the 8–10 p.m. primetime block, garnered 7. million viewers overall and a 1.81 rating in the adults 18–49 market. The show was split into two halves. This represents a 35% increase in overall viewers over the 5.2 million viewers from the previous year’s telecast, as well as a 33% gain among Adults 18-49 (the show had a 1.36 rating last year). The Sunday night broadcast therefore had its highest rating since 2020.

Dick Clark’s part 2

Part 2 of the show scored 2.93 among Adults 18-49, making it the highest-rated primetime entertainment program on any network since ABC’s “The Oscars” broadcast in March. Part 2 of the “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” special was the most watched primetime entertainment show of the evening, with 10.4 million viewers tuning in between 10:30 and 11:30p.m.

Dick Clark’s Late Night

The 11:30 p.m.–12:37 a.m. late-night program drew a total of 18 million viewers and averaged a 5.33 rating in the 18–49 age group. When people tuned in to see the ball drop, the show reached its peak at midnight, raking in a total of 22.2 million viewers and earning a 6.41 Adult 18-49 rating. In comparison to the previous year’s numbers (13.8 million), the late-night show had a 30% increase in total viewers and a 30% increase in adults 18-49 (5.33 rating vs. 4.11 rating).

Dick Clark’s Previous Year

A substantial increase from the previous year’s broadcast was observed, with 5.1 million total viewers (5.1 million vs. 4.3 million) and a 1.47 rating among Adults 18-49 (5.1 million vs. 1.47). The second late night rebroadcast ran at 1:09 a.m.

However, according to Fast National Ratings, the CBS broadcast of “Nashville’s Big Bash” drew in 7.85 million viewers overall for the whole night, a 75% increase over the previous year. The telecast, which ran from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., had an average of 8.21 million viewers overall during the 7:30–10 p.m. primetime block. Prior to the start of the broadcast, CBS had just wrapped up airing the Cincinnati Bengals game against the Kansas City Chiefs, and at that point, the total viewership was 11.93 million. Between 8:00 and 10:00 p.m. last year, 3.86 million people watched the show live plus same day.

6.93 million people watched the CBS broadcast from 10:30 to 11:30 p.m., a 51% increase over the previous year. With out-of-home viewership included, CBS’s late-night coverage from 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. averaged 8.12 million people, a 51% increase over the network’s 2023 average. 8.58 million people watched the show at its peak during the quarter hour at 11:45 p.m. 7.40 million people saw the 12:30–1:30 a.m. hour, up 56% from the same time the previous year.

The New Year’s Eve special was the most watched live streamed show of the day on the service. It was also available live on the streaming websites of CBS and Paramount+.

Initial Late-Night Part

The first late-night broadcast, which aired at 11:30 p.m., had a total audience of 18.0 million people and averaged a 5.33 rating among adults 18 to 49. In all, 22.2 million people watched the program, and at the midnight quarter-hour, it had a 6.41 adult 18-49 rating.

Since ABC’s 2021 broadcast of the same show, Part 1 of the late-night segment has been the highest-rated entertainment special on any network for the past two years.

Part 1 had a 30% increase in overall viewers (18.0 million vs. 13.8 million) and a 30% increase in adults 18-49 (5.33 rating vs. 4.11 rating) compared to the previous year’s broadcast.

Among adults aged 18 to 49, Part 1 was the most popular show on New Year’s Eve.

Second Part of the Late-Night

The second late-night program, which debuted at 1:09 a.m., saw a 19% increase in overall viewers (5.1 million vs. 4.3 million) and a 14% increase in adults 18-49 (1.47 rating vs. 1.29 rating) compared to the previous year’s broadcast.


  1. I loved as much as you will receive carried out right here The sketch is attractive your authored material stylish nonetheless you command get got an impatience over that you wish be delivering the following unwell unquestionably come more formerly again since exactly the same nearly a lot often inside case you shield this hike


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here