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Emmy Awards score ratings win despite the odds and mixed reviews
Emmy Awards score ratings win despite the odds and mixed reviews

Hey, maybe the Emmys won't have to be canceled after all. The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards took place on Monday, the first time since 1976 that TV's top night has been pushed out of its usual Sunday berth. And not just any Monday, but the last one in August, when TV viewing is not necessarily at the top of many people's to-do list. This led to predictions of ratings doom-and-gloom, but the final numbers came out surprisingly strong. The three-hour show, which saw top awards go again to AMC's "Breaking Bad" and ABC's "Modern Family," drew an average of 15.6 million total viewers, according to Nielsen. That was down 12% compared with last...

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