VMA Victory


Last night's Kanye-jacked Video Music Awards gave MTV its highest ratings for the ceremony since 2002, scoring 26.9 million viewers. (To be fair, the 2002 ceremony boasted the unbeatable lineup of a Guns 'N Roses reunion performance, Michael Jackson's non-reception of the Artist of the Millennium Award, and a less-gaunt Eminem). Next year, MTV plans to improve on its ratings by surrounding the stage with a highly-lit electric fence, all the better to give Taylor Swift an extra, ethereal glow and Kanye West a friendly tasing. [THR]