Pop Minute

Home    Photos    Videos    What's on TV Tonight 
 
  

Golden Globes Ratings Decline Slightly But Still Seen By 17 Million

Sunday night's 69th Annual Golden Globes ceremony was seen by 16.8 million viewers, according to Nielsen.

That was down slightly from last year's 17 million, but the awards show still handily beat all network competition in its time slot.

British comedian Ricky Gervais returned for his third go as host. And while many observers thought his digs were muted compared to last year, Gervais said he was pleased with how the evening turned out.

"Thank f--k that's over," he said after the show. "I had a blast actually. It was by far my favorite of the three hosting stints."

"The crowd were great this year too. I think they finally worked out that my gags only seemed rude and nasty but were actually not too scary at all. Or they were just drunker."

"I've told my agent to never let me be persuaded to do it again though," he joked. "It's like a parachute jump. You can only really enjoy it in retrospect when you realize you didn't die and it was quite an amazing thing to do."

Meanwhile, 'The Simpsons' were seen by 15.7 million viewers, season three of CBS' 'Undercover Boss' opened strong with 11.6 million viewers and 'Napoleon Dynamite' debuted to a solid 9.5 million.

in the 9 PM hour, 'The Good Wife' and 'Desperate Housewives' was seen by 9.3 million and 7.8 million, respectively.

January 17, 2012 |

Related Posts
  Tom Hiddleston Blames Nerves For Criticized Golden Globes Speech
  Ben Affleck On Brother Casey Not Thanking Him In Golden Globes Speech
  Meryl Streep Attacks Donald Trump In Golden Globes Speech
  'La La Land' Breaks Record At Golden Globes Awards
  Jimmy Fallon's 'La La Land' Style Golden Globes Cold Open Packed With Stars
  'The Revenant' and 'The Martian' Big Winners At 2016 Golden Globes
  Ricky Gervais Jokes About Mel Gibson, Bill Cosby, Bruce Jenner at Golden Globes
  Ricky Gervais To Host Golden Globes For Fourth Time In 2016
  Boyhood and The Affair Big Winners At 2015 Golden Globes
  Ricky Gervais and Jimmy Fallon Play 'Random People, Random Questions'
  Trailer For Ricky Gervais' 'David Brent: Life On The Road'
  Ricky Gervais' Tells Meyers About His Brilliant Plan For Trump
  Ricky Gervais Teaches Conan O'Brien & Andy Richter To Play 'Ass Or Elbow'
  Ricky Gervais Defends Queen Amid Nazi Salute Controversy
  Ricky Gervais Slams Hunter For Smiling Photo With Dead Giraffe
  Ricky Gervais Tells Fallon About Accidentally Peeing On His Girlfriend
  Ricky Gervais and Jimmy Fallon Flip Their Lips
  Ricky Gervais To Make Movie 'Life on the Road' About His 'Office' Character




© Copyright & Privacy Policy Pop Minute. All rights reserved. | Feedback


 

 
Ariana Grande: I'm The 'Hardest Working 23 Year Old' On Earth
Tom Hardy Pushing For Christopher Nolan To Direct Next Bond Film
Russell Wilson: I'll 'Forever Win' Because I've Got Ciara Despite NFL Loss
Robert De Niro Is Bernie Madoff In HBO's 'The Wizard of Lies'
Timelapse Shows Making of Life-Sized LEGO Batmobile For 'LEGO Batman'
Jake Tapper Talks About Donald Trump's Attempt to Delegitimize CNN
Bryce Dallas Howard and Michael Strahan Play Pyramid With Fallon
Super Mario Enters The Real World In 'Super Mario Odyssey'
Michael Moore Lists Reasons Why Trump Is An 'Illegitimate President'

Latest Photos (bikini babes)

   

Bella Thorne | Ximena Cordoba | Kristina Peric | Melissa Satta