Ratings: Billboard Music Awards Hits 10-Year High; Celebrity Apprentice Drops to Finale Low
The Billboard Music Awards topped Sunday, drawing its biggest audience in 12 years and its highest rating in 10.
The three-hour ABC broadcast averaged 9.5 million viewers and a 3.6 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, climbing 31 percent from last year.
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Fox was second, with double doses of The Simpsons (4.2 million, 2.0) and Family Guy (5.2 million, 2.5), which were down a bit from last season's finales.
CBS' ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night pulled in 6.2 million and a 1.2.
On NBC, the season finale of All-Star Celebrity Apprentice (5.3 million, 1.5) was up two-tenths from last week, but down 30 percent from last year to hit a new finale low.
CBS: 60 Minutes 6.4 million viewers (1.2 demo rating)
ABC: Billboard Music Awards 9.5 million (3.6) [8-11 p.m.]
Fox: The Simpsons 4 million (1.8); The Simpsons 4.4 million (2.1)
NBC: The Voice (R) 2.6 million (0.7) [7-9 p.m.]
CBS: ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night 6.2 million viewers (1.2 demo rating) [9-11 p.m.]
Fox: Family Guy 5.2 million (2.6); Family Guy 5.1 million (2.5)
NBC: All-Star Celebrity Apprentice 5.3 million (1.5) [9-11 p.m.]