2010 MTV Movie Awards Ratings Down 13 Percent

An avalanche of f-bombs, a Sandra-ScarJo liplock, and Tom Cruise bustin’ a move as Les Grossman couldn’t stop the MTV Movie Awards from suffering a 13 percent drop in viewership, according to Nielson data issued on Monday.

Sunday’s two-hour ceremony — hosted by Parks & Recreation star Aziz Ansari live from the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles — averaged 4.6 million viewers, down from 5.3 million for last year’s Movie Awards, which was the show’s biggest audience since 2004.

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