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Emmy Ratings: Estimated 13M Tune In, Best Since 2006

Preliminary results show that this year’s Emmy ceremony was about on par with previous years

Approximately 13 million viewers tuned in for NBC's telecast of the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday night. 

Aside from sports, the Emmys were the top-rated show in the key adults 18-49 demographic on any network since the season one finale of "Glee" June 8. 

The awards telecast nearly wrapped up on time, running from 8-11:01p.m. NBC averaged a 4.1 rating in the key adults 18-49 demographic and 13.5 million viewers. overall with the ceremony. The numbers were in line with last year's Emmy broadcast which brought in a 4.2 rating an 13.47 million viewers. 

Though the difference between the ratings for Sunday's telecast and last year's show was slight, the 2010 Emmy Awards was the highest-rated broadcast of the ceremony since 2006.