The Ratings Are In For The Golden Globes, And The Results Are Surprising

Katie Jerkovich | Entertainment Reporter

The ratings for the 2017 Golden Globe Awards are higher than they have been since 2014, with 20 million viewers.

The overnight ratings show increased two percent over 2016’s show, according to the Hollywood Reporter. (RELATED: Donald Trump Did Not Watch ‘Hillary Lover’ Meryl Streep’s Speech)

Miss Golden Globes, Sophia, Sistine, and Scarlett Stallone (L-R) present with Sofia Vergara during the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards show in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 8, 2017. Paul Drinkwater/Courtesy of NBC/Handout via REUTERS

(photo: Paul Drinkwater/Courtesy of NBC/Handout via REUTERS)

During the primetime hours of 8 p.m.-11 p.m., in the 56 overnight metered market returns, the Golden Globes averaged a 13.2 rating with a 21 share among U.S. households. (RELATED: Hollywood Applauds Meryl Streep’s Slam On Trump During Golden Globes)

That’s not only higher than last year, but up 6 percent from the ratings for the film and TV awards show in 2015, according to Variety. In the coveted age group of 18-49 demographic, the awards got a 5.6 rating. Variety notes that ratings are down 14 percent from the 2014 show.

Updated:  The original story did not include the final numbers of viewers and the ratings in the 18-49 age demographic.

Katie Jerkovich

Entertainment Reporter

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