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'American Music Awards' ratings: Taylor Swift attracts teens

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Ama Ratings

Taylor Swift may have won big on last night’s American Music Awards, but ABC can’t say the same.

The 39th annual AMAs delivered 12 million viewers and a 4.3 adults 18-49 ratings, steady with last year, but tying the show’s all-time ratings low. The upside: The AMAs had its biggest teen audience in seven years.

Also of interest in the ratings Sunday night: Fox’s new animated comedy Allen Gregory (4.8 million viewers, 1.9 rating) continues to sink, down 5 percent and putting quite a dent in the network’s lineup. NBC won the night with Sunday Night Football, which had a fairly typical 14.0 household rating. CBS ratings are messy due to football overrun pushing with the time periods, but it looks like Good Wife (9.7 million, 1.9) and CSI: Miami (8.9 million, 1.7) were fairly low.

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