Predict the Ratings for 'The Grammy Awards' (Poll)

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January 26th, 2014

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The Grammys are one of the most popular awards shows. Last year, they garnered a 10.1 adults 18-49 rating down from a 14.1 in 2012. 2012's numbers were fueled by the memorial for Whitney Houston, who died a day before the telecast. This year, fortunately, there are no recent music industry tragedies, so people will mainly be tuning in for the performances, including a Beyonce and Jay Z duet. So how do you think the awards will fare tonight? Make your prediction!

  • Dillan

    Is there even any hype?


  • Douglas from Brazil

    These Grammys became lame as VMAs.It’s a train wrecker.

  • snoot

    Music today is a joke so hopefully no-one watches

  • Kaylie

    Beyonce and Madonna is the audience draw for tonight’s awards. Both artists are big drawers so I predict a 10.1 or 10.2.

  • Jagger Dagger

    If parents aren’t outraged by your generations music, your music is lame.
    For the most part, music has been stale and dull for the last 20 years.

  • redbirds

    Just saw Lorde perform. I’m about to crawl under a rock from 2nd hand embarrassment. Or drink myself to not remember it. Safe to say her 15 minutes are up.

  • tv_viewer

    My predictions:

    60 Minutes
    56th Annual Grammy Awards 10.2

    2014 Pro Bowl 4.2

    Bob’s Burgers (R) 0.7
    American Dad (R) 1.1
    The Simpsons 1.9
    Bob’s Burgers 1.8
    Family Guy 2.4
    American Dad 2.1

    America’s Funniest Home Videos 0.9
    The Bachelor 0.9
    Castle (R) 0.6

    LL Cool J hinted that fans shouldn’t miss the opening of the Grammys. So I expect a slight improvement over last year to a 10.2.

    This year’s Pro Bowl involves a “draft” and no longer divides players between AFC and NFC. The ratings should be above last year’s Pro Bowl.

    The only interesting contest is the fight for #3 among the broadcast networks for the night. Family Guy should take the honor.

    Interview with Jay Leno will help 60 Minutes barely edge out Fox in the 7 pm hour but won’t be nearly enough to hurt the Pro Bowl airing on NBC.

    In the battle of the repeats, American Dad will defeat Bob’s Burgers and Castle.

  • JoeHamm

    60 Minutes (1.7)
    Grammys (10.5)

    AFV* (1.2)
    Bachelor Wedding (1.3)

    The Simpsons* (2.1)
    Bob’s Burgers* (1.7)
    Family Guy* (2.3)
    American Dad (1.9)

    Pro Bowl (3.8)

    *To the shows I’ve asterisked: Why are you even new tonight when you could’ve started your forced hiatuses (owing to Super Bowl/Olympics/Oscars) after January 12th?

  • JoeHamm

    *last week

  • Hal Capone

    The music industry is in real trouble. Album sales are in the toilet. Watching The Grammys helps one understand why things are looking so dire in today’s music scene. The stunt hetero and homo weddings was silly and forgettable as much as Madonna’s brief appearance and flat singing. The Grammys just gets worse every year when there are no tragic diva deaths to exploit or no cheeky Brit one-album-wonders to overexpose.

    I can’t predict these award shows with any accuracy. The Grammys will probably get around 10 but it deserves less than Hostages.

  • bobby

    Preshow I would think that someone would even mention Mackrelmore or daft punk who got big raves after the show, phony award shows are kinda lame

  • JR35

    Nielsen reports the HH rating is down 7% from a year ago, but then said it translated to a 15.9 rating/25 share among adults 18-49- surely that’s not right?

  • HalCapone

    Other than his usual heavy bias praising everything on CBS, I noticed Berman’s site will sometimes get a little sloppy, conflating all the Nielsen data and emphasizing total viewer numbers.

  • AllOfHerTw!st


    The choreography and athleticism of the Pink performance was off the charts, but the Metallica song blew the roof off the dump.

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