NBC’s 2017 Golden Globes hauled in 20 million total viewers, according to Nielsen. That’s 1.5 million more than 2016, or up 8 percent year over year. Nice job, Jimmy Fallon.
The 2016 Gervais version landed a 5.5 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, which was down 5 percent from the Fey-Poehler double effort. Fallon’s turn scored a 5.6 rating, 2 percent better than last night.
The 2017 Globes mark just the third since 2004 to hit the impressive 20-million mark. Of course, the only thing any of us will remember from the event is “La La Land’s” sheer domination. That and the fact that Barb from “Stranger Things” is alive!
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