The Nielsen Co. says Sunday's Golden Globes ceremony was seen by almost 17 million TV viewers. It beat all network competition in its time period, slightly exceeding last year's audience for the film and TV awards show.
Old-fashioned Oscar bait and youthful, edgy drama will butt heads at Sunday's 68th annual Golden Globes in Beverly Hills, where the regal 1930s saga "The King's Speech" and the contemporary Web tale "The Social Network" are contending for top honors.
A pharmacist testified Monday that the doctor
charged in Michael Jackson's death bought 255 vials of a powerful
anesthetic in the three months before the singer died from a lethal
combination of the drug and other sedatives.