Billboard Music Awards

Facetime: Magazine Celebrations and the Billboard Music Awards

The Billboard Music Awards kicked off in Las Vegas with A-list celebs while magazines in New York hosted charities. Here's a look at advertising and entertainment's latest notable events.

Billboard Music Awards Gives ABC a Sunday Night Win

ABC won Sunday night with the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, the most-watched BBMAs in 14 years.The three-hour telecast averaged 11.1 million viewers, a 4 percent jump in viewers versus last year. The show also took the adults 18-40 demographic with a 3.7 rating / 12 share, its best in 12 years.

Billboard Music Awards Stomp Good Wife, Amazing Race Finales

The week got off to a good start for ABC. The network's Sunday broadcast of the Billboard Music Awards won out handily over season finales of The Good Wife and The Amazing Race on CBS, both of which were flat in 18-49.The Billboard show hit a 13-year audience high—a rarity in an age of increased fragmentation.

Dick Clark Productions Is Dramatically Increasing Its Output

This year, dick clark productions will present some 100 televised musical performances, most of them live and in prime time.