February 13, 2012


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Written by: Mitch Salem
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>Metered market overnight ratings were very strong for The Grammys on CBS, which averaged a 22.0 household rating and 33 share from 8-11 pm.  60 Minutes began the night with a solid 10.4 rating and 16 share, followed by the show itself (which ran to 11:30) which averaged around a 26 rating and 38 share.

Last year, CBS averaged a 15.6 household rating and 25 share for the entire night.  

The other networks were in the single-digit share range both years.

Fast national Adult 18-49 ratings will be available shortly.


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Mitch Salem
MITCH SALEM has worked on the business side of the entertainment industry for 20 years, as a senior business affairs executive and attorney for such companies as NBC, ABC, USA, Syfy, Bravo, and BermanBraun Productions, and before that, at the NY law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. During all that, he has more or less constantly been going to the movies and watching TV, and writing about both since the 1980s. His film reviews also currently appear on and In addition, he is co-writer of an episode of the television series "Felicity."