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Ratings were gold for the Golden Globes

The Nielsen Co. says Sunday’s Golden Globes awards ceremony got a nice ratings bump over last year. With Tina Fey and Amy Poehler handling host duties, the NBC telecast was seen by 19.7 million viewers. That’s an audience growth of 2.8 million viewers (or 17 percent) over last year’s show, hosted by Ricky Gervais. It was the highest-rated Globes show in six years, according to figures out Monday.

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