Ryan Seacrest's Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve scored its best ratings in 12 years, topping the night with a 4.1 (13.26 million) from 10pm.
A special tribute show to the late Dick Clark also took in a score of 2.6 (9.35m) at 8pm.
NBC's rival show New Year's Eve with Carson Daly climbed two tenths from last year to 1.1 (3.8m) at 10pm.
Fox's The Mob Doctor dropped four tenths from its previous episode to 0.4 (2.35m) at 9pm.
The CW's broadcast of the iHeartRadio Music Festival attracted a 0.5 (1.32m) at 8pm.
CBS aired repeats all evening, with the best score going to 2 Broke Girls (0.9/4.08m) at 9pm.