by HFPA January 16, 2007

'THE 64TH  ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS' WALKS OFF WITH NBC'S BIGGEST NON-OLYMPIC MONDAY IN TWO-AND-A-HALF YEARS IN 18-49 AND BIGGEST IN TOTAL VIEWERS IN SEVEN YEARS  IT'S THE TOP-RATED 'GOLDEN GLOBES' IN THREE YEARS AND TOP AWARDS TELECAST ON ANY NETWORK FOR THE CURRENT TELEVISION SEASON  BURBANK, Calif. - January 16, 2007 - NBC's telecast of "The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards" has delivered NBC's highest-rated non-Olympic Monday among adults 18-49 in more than two-and-a-half years and most-watched non-Olympic Monday in total viewers in more than seven years.             Monday's "Golden Globes" averaged a 6.5 rating, 15 share in adults 18-49 and 20.0 million viewers overall from 8-11 p.m. ET, according to "live plus same day" "fast affiliate-based" viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research. The 6.5 average in 18-49 for primetime last night is NBC's highest on a non-Olympic Monday since May 3, 2004 ("Fear Factor," "10.5, Part 2"). The 20.0 million average in total viewers is NBC's highest for a non-Olympic Monday since May 3, 1999 ("Suddenly Susan," "Mad About You" and "Noah's Ark, Part 2").             This is the highest-scoring "Golden Globes" in 18-49 and total viewers in three years, since Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004.             Last night's telecast won the night in adults 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, total viewers and all key adult-female demographics, out-rating competition that included Fox's first Monday telecasts this season for "24." The "Golden Globes" telecast improved on NBC's first-place Monday 18-49 season average by 51 percent (6.5 vs. 4.3 in "live plus same day").            This year's "Golden Globes" telecast is up 3 percent versus last year's result in 18-49 and up 1.2 million viewers overall, to rank as the season's #1 awards show to date in 18-49 and total viewers.             Preliminary 18-49 averages for Monday night are: NBC, 6.5/15; Fox, 5.9/13; ABC, 3.3/8; CBS, 3.2/7; CW, 0.8/2. Among total viewers, preliminary January 15 averages are: NBC, 20.0 million; Fox, 15.7 million; CBS, 9.8 million; ABC, 7.4 million; CW, 1.8 million.             In local-market late-night results last night, "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (5.6 rating, 15 share in metered-market households) defeated CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" (3.4/8), and ABC's "Nightline" (2.6/6) and "Jimmy Kimmel Live" (1.2/4 with an encore telecast). Jay has finished #1 versus regular competition on 85 of 86 nights so far this season in the metered markets (including ties).             At 12:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (2.1/8) beat CBS' "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.5/5) and the second half of Kimmel. Conan has finished #1 versus regular competition on 85 of 86 nights so far this season in the metered markets (including ties).             Note that all national ratings are "live plus same day" unless otherwise indicated. Metered-market household ratings are live only.  # # # Media Contact: Tom Bierbaum, (814) 452-2091 [email protected]  Jeff De Rome, 973/744-2160 [email protected]