Monday Night Emmy Scores Big Ratings For NBC
(Los Angeles, CA) — NBC isn’t having a case of the Mondays with the Emmy Awards delivering record ratings. Nielsen numbers show 15-point-six-million viewers tuned in to the Seth Meyers-hosted telecast on NBC, making it the second-biggest audience for the Emmys since 2006. NBC’s broadcast of the star-studded television celebration marked the first time since 1976 that the Emmys had been held on a Monday. The ceremony also took place in August, instead of its traditional September appearance, so as to not interrupt NBC’s highly-rated “Sunday Night Football” schedule next month.