TV Ratings Report: Patriots, American Music Awards Win Big

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The Patriots and Broncos staged an epic Sunday Night football game yesterday, helping NBC easily win the evening in overall viewers.

Elsewhere: the American Music Awards posted major gains versus last year's show, as Miley Cyrus sang with a cat, Lady Gaga got it on with R. Kelly and the event increased by 32% over an all-time low in 2012.

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8 p.m.
The Simpsons: 6.6 million viewers/Bob's Burgers: 4 million
American Music Awards: 12.9 million

8:30 p.m.
The Amazing Race: 8 million
Sunday Night Football: 24 million

9 p.m.
Family Guy: 4.5 million/American Dad: 3.8 million
The Good Wife: 9.5 million

10 p.m.
The Mentalist: 10.6 million

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