The iHeart Radio Music Awards, the latest entry in a long list of galas to honor pop stars, drew 5.4 million viewers overall and a rating of 1.7 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic. Those numbers aren't spectacular for an awards show, but they were better than NBC typically does with its Thursday comedies.
The show, brought into existence by radio giant
Fox's other shows had mixed ratings.
CBS led the way with the night's highest-rated show
Thursday's episode of
ABC's new "Black Box" decreased just 13% from last week's premiere, for a 1.3.