03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Dick Clark, Ryan Seacrest Ring In New Year's Eve Ratings For ABC

Nielsen overnights for Thursday show "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" on ABC averaged an 8.7 household rating/21 share from 11:30 p.m. to 1:15 a.m., up 2% from last year's 8.5/20. The Alphabet's extravaganza, again co-hosted by Clark and Ryan Seacrest, featured musical guests including Jennifer Lopez and Daughtry.....At NBC, "New Year's Eve With Carson Daly" averaged a 5.2/12 in overnight households -- also up slightly vs. last year (5.0/11) and better than the show's five prior annual telecasts.

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