ABC's show draws 7 million viewers, a 35% jump from last year.

The special hits its highest rating since 2020 with 22.2 million viewers at midnight. 

CBS's broadcast up 75% in viewers, thanks to the NFL game lead-in. 

CBS averages 8.21 million viewers in the primetime block, peaking at 11.93 million. 

CBS's special becomes the most-watched live-streamed program on Paramount+. 

ABC and CBS show the enduring appeal of live TV for special events.

These ratings set a high bar for televised events in 2024.