BET Awards Is Highest-Rated Telecast on Cable This Year


BET Awards Is Highest-Rated Telecast on Cable This Year


Averaging 4.7 million households, the June 30 special becomes the second highest-rated BET Awards show of all time.

The 2013 BET Awards is cable's No. 1 award show among adults 18-49 this year, according to the network. Boosted by the perfomances from star-studded line-up which included the likes of Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey and Robin Thicke, the telecast drew a total of 7.6 million viewers.

In households, the Sunday, June 30 show averaged 4.7 million viewers, marking the second highest-rated BET telecast of all time. It only places behind the 2009 edition which featured a tribute to Michael Jackson, who died three days before the annual event took place.

The live telecast also dominated the digital and social media world, accounting for 51% of all social chatter with nearly ten million tweets. The show additionally broke an all-time single day record for BET.com, with daily unique visitors up 39% from last year's show, page views increasing by 43%, and video views up 142% from last year's day of show.

The 2013 BET Awards honored Charlie Wilson with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams, Snoop Dogg and more paid tribute to the former lead vocalist of The Gap Band with musical performances.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Matt Damon and Jimmy Kimmel Go to Couples Therapy Again. Does It Work This Time?
  2. 'The Walking Dead' Was Supposed to End in Alexandria, but It Has Changed
  3. Rihanna Warns Fans Not to Play Pokemon Go at Her Concert as Beyonce and Adele Face Same Issue
  4. Iggy Azalea Sparks Butt Implant Rumors With Instagram Photo. What Expert Says?
  5. 'Sesame Street' Fires Three Longtime Cast Members
  6. Karl Urban Debuts His 'Thor: Ragnarok' Look. See His Newly Shaved Head
  7. Meet the Ravagers From 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'
  8. Disney Plans 'Han Solo' Trilogy With Alden Ehrenreich
  9. Jeremy Renner's Ex Claims He Refuses to Pay Child Support
  10. Secretly Married? See Miley Cyrus' New Band on Her Ring Finger

CELEBS PHOTO