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  1. Grammy Ratings: Most Watched Show in 10 Years

    February 14, 2011 12:37 PM EST The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards was up over last year's telecast, which aired January 31, for its best total viewer tune-in since 2001. The show - which aired from 8-11:30 p.m. on CBS - was watched by 26.5 million viewers, according to prelimin ...

  2. Bruno Mars, Keri Hilson To Perform On T-Mobile Carpet During NBA All-Star Pregame Show

    February 08, 2011 10:50 AM EST Bruno Mars and Keri Hilson will perform at the NBA All-Star Pregame show on Sunday, February 20. The performances will take place - and stars will arrive - on a special T-Mobile Magenta Carpet before the game, which celebrates its 60th anniversary ...

  3. AMAs Hit All-Time Ratings Low

    November 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST ABC's telecast of the American Music Awards dropped in the ratings Sunday night as NBC's football coverage surged. The AMAs drew 11.6 million viewers and a 4.3 preliminary adults 18-49 rating, down 22% from 2009. Moreover, the telecast s ...

  4. Coldplay To Help ESPN Market European Soccer

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay and ESPN are teaming up on a soccer marketing campaign. The rock band's music will be featured in promotions for ESPN's coverage next month of the European Championship soccer tournament, the sports network announced Wednesday. ...

  5. 'Idol' Ratings Fall

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "American Idol" posted its lowest rating among adults 18-49 in five years Wednesday, continuing its season-long slide as it edges towards its grand finale next month. The Fox talent show drew 22.6 million total viewers, and an 8.2 rating ...

  6. CMAs Deliver Wednesday Night For ABC

    November 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Based on preliminary numbers from Nielsen Media Research, ABC’s telecast of the 41st annual Country Music Association Awards led the network to deliver its largest Wednesday audience and top adult 18-49 rating on the night in a year. ABC topped se ...

  7. ESPN Unveils New Music Push

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sports network ESPN has teamed up with numerous record labels to preview new music during its Monday Night Football and Monday Night Countdown broadcasts. The network's promotional initiative starts tonight, when snippets from Kanye West will ...

  8. Over The Counter: Carey, Green Day Offer Hope To Down Year

    December 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST As the clock winds down on 2005, with album sales lagging for the fourth time in five years, where can the music industry turn for solutions? Believe it or not, one answer popped up in the sports page As the clock winds down on 2005, with album sa ...

  9. Source: NBC Won't Renew NASCAR Deal

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT NBC will not extend its contract with NASCAR beyond the 2006 season, a person involved in the negotiations told the Associated Press on Oct. 14. CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- NBC will not extend its contract with NASCAR beyond the 2006 season, a person in ...

  10. McCartney, Fidelity Enter Marketing Pact

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ads to kick off on NFL's Monday Night Football. Paul McCartney and Fidelity Investments have entered a marketing pact that includes tour sponsorship and a major advertising campaign. The ad push will debut with a 30-second tv spot during the ...

  11. Latin Grammys Ratings Dip

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ratings were down for the 2004 Latin Grammy Awards, which CBS aired last night (Sept. 1) from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Ratings were down for the 2004 Latin Grammy Awards, which CBS aired last night (Sept. 1) from the Shrine Auditorium ...

  12. The Beat

    April 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The National Basketball Assn. and ESPN pick Black Eyed Peas' "Let's Get It Started" for NBA playoff promo spots. Read Melinda Newman's column. The National Basketball Assn. and ESPN pick Black Eyed Peas' "Let ...

  13. The Beat

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The National Basketball Assn. and ESPN pick Black Eyed Peas' "Let's Get It Started" for NBA playoff promo spots. Read Melinda Newman's column. The National Basketball Assn. and ESPN pick Black Eyed Peas' "Let ...

  14. Black Eyed Peas Land NBA Slam-Dunk

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas have linked with the National Basketball Assn. (NBA) and ESPN for a promotion centered around the basketball playoffs. The Black Eyed Peas have linked with the National Basketball Assn. (NBA) and ESPN for a promotion centered a ...