Jackson Memorial Service Draws 31 Million U.S. Watchers


More than 31 million U.S. television viewers watched Michael Jackson's memorial service on 18 television networks, according to data provided by Nielsen Media Research.

That puts Jackson's memorial service behind Princess Diana's 1997 funeral which drew 33.2 million U.S. viewers and Ronald Reagan's burial in 2004, which drew 35 million viewers.

Jackson's memorial posted a 20.6 rating/56 share, a huge number for daytime television.

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