TV Ratings: Kennedy Center Honors Lift From Last Year

The CBS telecast was the only original broadcast outing of Tuesday
Associated Press
Kennedy Center Honors

CBS annual telecast of the Kennedy Center Honors went it alone on Tuesday night. The only original New Year's Eve eve telecast across the broadcast networks, the two-hour fete improved from year.

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Between 9 and 11 p.m., the Washington, D.C., event averaged a 1.2 rating with adults 18-49 and 9.2 million viewers. In the key demo, that marked a year-to-year boost of 33 percent.

This year's event honored Tom Hanks, Patricia McBride, Lily Tomlin, Al Green and Sting.