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The Grammy Awards grabbed its second-biggest audience in 21 years Sunday.

The three-and-half-hour show averaged 28.5 million viewers and a 9.9 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, edging out last year's audience of 28.4 million and trailing 2012's ceremony (39 million), which featured a tribute to Whitney Houston. It dipped two tenths in the demo vs. last year.

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Sean and Catherine's Bachelor wedding special on ABC drew 6.1 million and a 1.6, up six tenths from Ashley and JP's televised wedding in December 2012.

Fox's animated block slipped against the Grammys, while NBC's broadcast of the Pro Bowl averaged 9.3 million and a 3.2.

8 p.m.
CBS: 56th Annual Grammy Awards 28.5 million viewers (9.9 demo rating) [8-11:30 p.m.]
ABC: The Bachelor: Sean and Catherine's Wedding 6.3 million (1.8)
Fox: The Simpsons 3.9 million (1.7); Bob's Burgers 3.3 million (1.5)
NBC: Pro Bowl 9.3 million (3.2) [7:30-11 p.m.] 

9 p.m.
Fox: Family Guy 4.2 million (2.0); American Dad! 3.3 million (1.5)

10 p.m.
ABC: Castle (R) 3.2 million (0.5)