FOX's 'The OT' led a slow week on television with a 10.5 rating and 2.394 million African-American viewers, about 22.4% of its 10.499 million viewer total. Also in sports, the Christmas Day 'NBA Christmas Special' notched an 8.3 AA rating with 2.099 million viewers (42.1% of 4.984 million).
New Years Eve specials took the third and fifth rankings on the week. Steve Harvey's FOX special scored a 7.0 AA rating with 1.507 million viewers (26% of 5.795 million). ABC's 'Dick Clark's New Years Rockin' Eve' notched a 5.8 rating with 1.426 million AA viewers (9%).
Also airing this week was the 'Kennedy Center Honors' (6.3 rating/1.223 million viewers) on CBS, 'The Wall' (3.9 rating/852,000) on NBC, and reruns of 'SWAT' (4.5 rating/884,000), 'NCIS' (3.9 rating/758,000), '60 Minutes' (4.7 rating/1.021 million), and 'Black-ish' (4.5 rating/1.007 million).
Source: Nielsen Media Research