Study reports interesting findings about '16 and Pregnant'

Updated: Tuesday, January 14 2014, 12:34 AM EST
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A new study is reporting some interesting findings about the MTV show 16 & Pregnant.

According to the study released Monday, the show may actually encourage teens to practice safer sex.

The National Bureau of Economic Research says the number of teen births has dropped 5.7 percent in the 18 months the show has been on TV.

The study also looked at Nielsen ratings.

Where viewership was high in certain locations, the teen birth rate also went down.

Study reports interesting findings about '16 and Pregnant'
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Harry Connick Jr.

Harry Connick Jr. says elimination nights are always difficult. COURTESY: Fox ((mandatory on-air credit))

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Ryan Seacrest

Host Ryan Seacrest announces this week's results. COURTESY: Fox ((mandatory on-air credit))

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CJ Harris performing "Can't You See." COURTESY: Fox ((mandatory on-air credit))

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CJ Harris notes he won't be gone for long -- having made the Idol Live tour. COURTESY: Fox ((mandatory on-air credit))

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Leslie Mann says she was excited about getting to kiss Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. ((Nikolaj is pronounced NIH'-koh-leye))

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Leslie Mann

Leslie Mann says things didn't go well when she kissed Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. ((Nikolaj is pronounced NIH'-koh-leye))

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Leslie Mann

Leslie Mann says no matter what they did, she still broke out in hives while kissing Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. ((Nikolaj is pronounced NIH'-koh-leye))

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Jonas Armstrong says the battle scenes were fun. ((longer version of cut in wrap))

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Jonas Armstrong says it was creepy putting on the Nazi uniform for the first time. ((cut used in wrap))

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Jonas Armstrong says it was tricky switching back and forth between a Hungarian and a German accent.

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Jonas Armstrong

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Michael Weinfeld

A singing superstar is on the cover of Time magazine's issue featuring the 100 most influential people in the world. AP Entertainment Editor Michael Weinfeld tells us who it is.

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Sound of Beyonce singing "Pretty Hurts."

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Sound of Idina Menzel singing "Let It Go."

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Sound of Pharrell singing "Happy."

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Sound of Miley Cyrus singing "Wrecking Ball."

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