Women loved the 'American Music Awards'


Up against stiff competition on the evening, including a big Sunday Night Football contest (NY Giants-Philadelphia Eagles) and an NFL prime overrun-boosted CBS, the 2010 American Music Awards made ABC the dominant #1 non-sports network from 8-11pm among Adults 18-49 (4.3/11), beating CBS in the 3-hour time period by 48% (2.9/7).  

The AMAs won its 3-hour time period over football in other key demographics, including Women 18-34 (5.0/13), Women 18-49 (5.7/14), Women 25-54 (6.1/14), Teens 12-17 (3.7/11) and Kids 2-11 (2.5/10).

Growing year to year among younger viewers, the American Music Awards surged over last year’s telecast by +12% in Teens (3.7/11 vs. 3.3/12) and by +19% in Kids 2-11 (2.5/10 vs. 2.1/9).   In fact the “American Music Awards” marked its highest number in 6 years with Kids 2-11 – best since 2004.

(source: ABC)