ABC's telecast of Sunday night's American Music Awards averaged 14.16 million viewers and beat out NBC's Sunday Night Football from 9 00 p.m. to 10 30 p.m., according to overnight Nielsen ratings. The football telecast -- Philadelphia at Chicago -- nevertheless averaged 15.11 million viewers and was the top-rated broadcast of the night, except for the overrun of CBS's own non-primetime football telecast, which pulled in 20.61 million viewers at 7 00 p.m.