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BET Awards Notches Viewership Record

Black Entertainment Television's June 22 BET Awards ‘04 show set an all-time viewership record for the African-American targeted network.

The live, three-hour show -- which aired without a video delay and featured performances from Janet Jackson, the Isley Brothers and Outkast -- drew a record 5.6 million viewers, besting the 5.5 million garnered by the June 2003 BET Awards show.

Overall, the show posted a 4.61 household rating, network executives said.

BET will reair BET Awards ‘04 July 13.