Everyone in the Universe Watched the MTV Video Music AwardsS

Whether it was to see Lady Gaga's performance, Jay-Z and Kanye West's duet, or to see Britney Spears' preternaturally early career retrospective, 12.4 million people watch the MTV Video Music Awards last night, the highest ratings in the network's history. Congratulations, but at 30 years old, the network is well past its own target demographic.

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