or


[08/30/10 - 11:48 AM]
'The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards' Telecast Takes Home Nielsen Honors, Averaging More Than 13 Million Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 29.

[via press release from NBC]

'THE 62ND ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY(R) AWARDS' TELECAST TAKES HOME NIELSEN HONORS, AVERAGING MORE THAN 13 MILLION VIEWERS

EXCLUDING SPORTS, IT'S THE TOP-SCORING PRIMETIME TELECAST ON ANY NETWORK SINCE THE 'GLEE' SEASON FINALE IN 18-49 AND SINCE THE 'AMERICAN IDOL' FINALE IN TOTAL VIEWERS

THE EMMYS FINISH WITHIN 2 PERCENT OF LAST YEAR'S 18-49 RATING AND ARE UP 0.2 PERCENT IN TOTAL VIEWERS, CURRENTLY MAKING THESE THE MOST-WATCHED EMMYS IN FOUR YEARS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - August 30, 2010 - NBC's telecast of "The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" has scored the highest adult 18-49 rating, excluding sports, for any telecast on any network since the "Glee" season finale June 8, and the biggest overall viewer total for any non-sports telecast since the "American Idol" season finale May 26, according to preliminary time zone-adjusted "fast national" "live plus same day" viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research.

Last night's telecast is currently running within 2 percent of last year's coverage in adult 18-49 rating and is up 0.2 percent in total viewers, pending updates. These are currently the top-scoring Emmy Awards in total viewers in four years (since 2006).

Running from 8-11:01 p.m. ET and airing live in all time zones, last night's Emmy telecast, hosted by Jimmy Fallon, averaged a 4.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 13.5 million viewers overall.

Versus last year's Emmy telecast, which was broadcast on September 20, 2009 on CBS, last night's event finished within 2 percent in adult 18-49 rating (a 4.1 rating vs. a 4.2) and was up 0.2 percent in total viewers (13.503 million vs. 13.471 million). Versus the 2008 Emmy Awards, which were broadcast on ABC September 21, 2008, last night's telecast was up 8 percent in 18-49 (4.1 vs. 3.8) and up 9 percent in total viewers (13.503 million vs. 12.341 million).

The last non-sports telecast on any network to rate higher in adults 18-49 was the June 8 season finale of Fox's "Glee," which earned a 4.7 rating in adults 18-49. The last non-sports telecast on any network to deliver a larger overall audience was the season finale of Fox's "American Idol," which delivered 24.2 million viewers on May 26.

The Emmys currently rank #1 for the time period in adults 18-49, total viewers and other key ratings measures. The telecast was up 273 percent in 18-49 rating versus NBC's summer-to-date non-sports average for the time period (4.1 vs. 1.1). In total viewers, the Emmys were up 208 percent versus NBC's non-sports average in the slot this summer (13.5 million vs. 4.4 million).

The 2010 event was televised live to all time zones, the first time the Emmys have been carried live coast to coast since the late 1970s. Some western markets also carried an encore telecast immediately following the live coverage.

From 7-8 p.m. ET last night, NBC aired "The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards Red Carpet Special," hosted by Billy Bush and Maria Menounos of "Access Hollywood" and Nate Berkus of "The Nate Berkus Show." Reliable national ratings for the "Red Carpet" special are expected from Nielsen Tuesday morning, when official-national results for all of Sunday's primetime broadcast programs are due.





  [august 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· ACCESS HOLLYWOOD (SYNDICATION)
· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· GLEE (FOX)
· NATE BERKUS SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/29/16 - 12:29 PM]
"Flip or Flop" Helps Deliver More Than Seven Million Total Viewers to HGTV
HGTV spins the numbers for Thursday, August 25.

[08/29/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Boosts NBC, FOX
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49.

[08/28/16 - 08:26 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Wins Again for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/28/16 - 08:23 AM]
"Aquarius" Matches Its Season High in 18-49; Highest Ever for a Saturday Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 27.

[08/27/16 - 09:00 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NFL Preseason Snap NBC's Win Streak
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/26/16 - 01:59 PM]
Post-Olympic "Voice" Jumps 2.5 Million Viewers in Live + 3, Biggest Lift of the Week Across All Networks
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/26/16 - 11:10 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Chesapeake Shores" Increases Viewership with Episode Two
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/26/16 - 09:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NFL Preseason
The Peacock continues its win streak among adults 18-49.

[08/25/16 - 10:44 AM]
HBO's "The Night Of" Heads Into Finale with Strong Momentum Averaging 7 Million Viewers
HBO spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/25/16 - 09:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Seal Another Victory
The Peacock continues its win streak among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/24/16 - 09:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent," "Better Late Than Never" Top Charts
NBC leads the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/23/16 - 11:19 AM]
Starz Original Series "Power" and "Survivor's Remorse" Continue Record-Breaking Third Seasons in Week 6
Starz spins the numbers for the season to date.

[08/23/16 - 08:37 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Ninja Warrior," "Running Wild" Return on Top for NBC
The Peacock keeps its win streak alive post-Olympics among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/22/16 - 02:07 PM]
NBC's Rio Olympics Is the Most Successful Media Event in History
NBC further spins the numbers for its coverage to date.

[08/22/16 - 09:07 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, Olympic Games Wrap on Top
The Peacock takes home yet another victory among total viewers and adults 18-49.