What Were the Most-Watched Live TV Events?
10. The Michael Jackson Memorial Slide 1 of 11
Viewers: 31 Million
On June 25, 2009 The world lost one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Since his beginning in the Jackson 5, Michael Jackson immediately stood out as a star that would capture our hearts, ears, and minds for years to come. At the height of his career, Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' won a record amount of Grammy Awards. After struggling with court trials and drug addiction, Michael died following an overdose on a surgical anesthetic, leaving the world stunned.
On July 7th, 31 million watched as the stars remembered the King of Pop's unquestionable legacy in a televised memorial.