TV ratings: 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' wins New Year's Eve 2013

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Fast National ratings for Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Unsurprisingly, New Year's Eve broadcasting dominated the ratings on Dec. 31, 2013. ABC's "Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year with Ryan Seacrest" led the pack, especially later in the evening, although NBC's New Year's coverage did well as well. CBS' reruns garnered a large audience as well.

ABC averaged 4.6 million viewers for the night and had a 3.2 rating/9 share in households. Those CBS repeats followed (4.1 million, 1.2/8). NBC got the third-place spot (3.4 million, 2.1/7), followed by FOX (0.8 million, 0.6/1) and The CW (0.7 million, 0.6/1).

Among 18-49 adults, ABC stayed on top with a 2.6. NBC edged into second place with 1.7, while CBS had only a 0.7, barely beating The CW (0.6) and FOX (0.5).

Tuesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: "NCIS" repeat (5.2 million, 1.5/10)
ABC: "New Year's Rockin' Eve" (3.6 million, 2.1/7)
NBC: "NBC News Special: A Toast to 2013" (3.3 million, 1.8/6)
FOX: "Dads" repeat (1.1 million, 0.8/2) / "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (0.8 million, 0.6/2)
The CW: "I Heart Radio Music" repeat (0.7 million, 0.6/1)

18-49 leader: "New Year's Rockin' Eve" (1.6)

9 p.m.

ABC: "New Year's Rockin' Eve" (4.4 million, 3.1/9)
CBS: "NCIS: Los Angeles" repeat (4.1 million, 1.1/8)
NBC: "NBC News Special: A Toast to 2013" (3.7 million, 2.3/7)
The CW: "I Heart Radio Music" (0.7 million, 0.6/1)
FOX: "New Girl" repeat (0.6 million, 0.5/1) / "The Mindy Project" repeat (0.5 million, 0.4/1)

18-49 leader: "New Year's Rockin' Eve" (2.5)

10 p.m.

ABC: "New Year's Rockin' Eve" (5.9 million, 4.5/12)
NBC: "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" (3.1 million, 2.1/6)
CBS:  "Person of Interest" repeat (3.1 million, 0.9/6)

18-49 leader: "New Year's Rockin' Eve" (3.7)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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