Thursday, December 25, 2014

Post-Whitney Grammys draws massive audience

A Grammy Awards show fueled by tributes to Whitney Houston drew monster ratings Sunday night

Post-Whitney Grammys draws massive audience

A Grammy Awards show fueled by tributes to Whitney Houston drew monster ratings Sunday night, with CBS, citing preliminary Nielsens reporting the largest audience for the show since 1984 and the second-highest viewership for the show ever. (According to Entertainment Weekly, that's a 44 percent increase from last year.)

The network said that preliminary reports indicated that the show drew more than 39 million viewers between 8 and 11 p.m.

Ellen Gray Daily News TV Critic
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As the TV critic for the Philadelphia Daily News, I've always believed my job is less about thumbs -- up or down -- and more about the conversation. Because the more choices we have, the fewer people in our lives know what we're talking about when we say, "Did you see that?" And that's when television really starts to get interesting.

Ellen Gray Daily News TV Critic
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