The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards generated a 10.1 household rating in the local metered market household ratings.
Last year's telecast, which aired in late September, pulled a 10.0.
Overall, the current numbers represent a three-year high, according to an NBC analyst.
The national ratings will be out in a few hours. In the meantime, read yesterday's Live Feed post predicting that Emmy numbers would rise slightly and running down the unique factors this year potentially impacting the outcome.