Record Low Ratings for Emmy Telecast
Posted on Mon Sep 22, 2008 09:38 AM PDT

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LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Ratings for Sunday night's Emmy telecast on ABC were the lowest ever, according to "The Hollywood Reporter."

The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony garnered just a 3.8 rating/9 share. That's more than a 10 percent drop off last years broadcast.

Many critics panned the broadcast, emceed by five reality series hosts, including "Project Runway's" Heidi Klum and "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest.

NBC's "30 Rock" was the night's big winner, with Tina Fey taking home statues for best actress in a comedy, writing, as well as the best comedy series award. Her co-star, Alec Baldwin, was named best actor in a comedy.

"Mad Men," won the award for drama series. While Bryan Cranston was the surprise winner as best actor in a drama, and Glenn Close was named best actress for her role in "Damages."