Rating increase for Golden Globes awards this year
NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen Co. says Sunday's Golden Globes awards ceremony got a nice ratings bump over last year.
With Tina Fey and Amy Poehler handling host duties, the NBC telecast was seen by 19.7 million viewers. That's an audience growth of 2.8 million viewers (or 17 percent) over last year's show, which was hosted by Ricky Gervais.
It was the top-rated Globes in six years, according to national figures released Monday.
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