Sunday, January 1, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve' Tops Night; 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' Special Does Well

On December 31, 2016, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.40 rating - followed by NBC (0.80), CBS (0.43) and FOX (0.30).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 8.157 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.492), CBS (3.135) and FOX (1.389).

CBS and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve and A Toast to 2016! were adjusted up.

ABC (2.40 Rating, 8.157 Million Viewers)
        DICK CLARK'S PRIMETIME NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST (1.9)
        DICK CLARK'S PRIMETIME NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST (3.6)
        DICK CLARK'S PRIMETIME NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST (6.5)
        DICK CLARK'S PRIMETIME NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST (2.5)

NBC (0.80 Rating, 3.492 Million Viewers)
        A TOAST TO 2016! (0.9)
        LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS (0.8)
        NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH CARSON DALY (2.8)

CBS (0.43 Rating, 3.135 Million Viewers)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.389 Million Viewers)
        BONES (0.3) REPEAT
        LETHAL WEAPON (0.3) REPEAT
        PITBULL'S NEW YEAR'S REVOLUTION (1.7)


                                         The Final Ratings for Saturday, December 31 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
ABC
Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve (8-10)
1.9
6.608

NBC
A Toast to 2016 (8-10)
0.9
3.725

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.4
2.864

FOX
Bones - R
0.3
1.297
9:00.
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.4
2.898

FOX
Lethal Weapon - R
0.3
1.487
10:00.
ABC
Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve
3.6
11.556

NBC
Late Night with Seth Meyers
0.8
3.224

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.5
3.560
11:00.
FOX
Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution
1.7
4.344
11:30.
ABC
Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve
6.5
20.265

NBC
New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly
2.8
8.995
1:00.
ABC
Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve
2.5
7.189

Average Rating: 1.74
Average Viewership: 6.001


NOTE: For the 2016-17 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2832 total million viewers. A18-49 is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.