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Emmys watched by 13.5 million people

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NBC’s telecast of the 62nd Annual Emmys was watched by 13.5 million viewers, the largest audience for any non-sports telecast this year since American Idol season finale on May 26, according to early estimates from NBC.  The show also earned the highest adults 18-49 rating (4.1) for any telecast since the Glee season finale on June 8.

But the show hosted by Jimmy Fallon didn’t necessarily break any records: Though it was the most-watched Emmy telecast in four years, it only ticked up 0.2 percent versus last year in viewers and was largely flat in the key demographic. The show aired live in all time zones from 8-11:01 p.m. ET.

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