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Golden Globes viewership goes down drastically-- just 6.9 million individuals saw Released: March 3, 2021 at 10:08 a.m. ET


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In this video clip grab released Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, by NBC, hosts Tina Fey, left, from New york city, as well as Amy Poehler, from Beverly Hills, Calif., talk at the Golden World Honors. NBC by means of AP
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NEW YORK CITY (AP)-- The pandemic-era Golden Globes sunk to 6.9 million audiences, down a massive 64% from 2020 as well as just hardly defeating the year when an author's strike required NBC to reveal a press conference introducing the victors.

In 2015's program, in the pre-lockdown period, got to 18.4 million visitors, the Nielsen business stated.


Large victors in Sunday's event were the movies "Nomadland" and also "Borat Succeeding Moviefilm" and also the tv programs "The Crown" as well as "The Queen's Gambit."

The author's strike cut the Globes in 2008 as well as just 6 million individuals saw the press conference. Or else, this year's program had without a doubt the tiniest target market considering that NBC started telecasting the honors in 1996.

NBC expected a scores bloodbath, the only concern was just how much. Tina Fey and also Amy Poehler co-hosted, yet on different coastlines: Poehler in the program's typical residence of the Beverly Hilton and also Fey in New york city's Rainbow Space.

For a nation fed up with Zoom conferences, a lot of the candidates showed up from another location as well as there was no red rug. Some celebrities clothed for the celebration, others really did not trouble. "Ted Lasso" celebrity Jason Sudeikis put on a sweatshirt for his approval speech.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Organization, which runs the Golden Globes, was reeling from an examination by The Los Angeles Times that exposed honest gaps as well as the information that the company had no Black participants that elected on champions.

Chosen movies additionally dealt with an extreme absence of buzz, in huge component due to the fact that cinemas were mostly shut. Because movie enthusiasts needed to browse a soup of streaming solutions to stay on top of what was taking place, there was no runaway success to lure visitors.

The shivering noise you listen to at the scores information is originating from ABC and also the Academy of Movie Arts as well as Sciences, which places on the Oscars. The Academy Honors in 2020 got to a document reduced 23.6 million customers, which was additionally pre-lockdown.

The Oscars will certainly be hung on April 25, offering coordinators really hope that with even more individuals immunized versus COVID, it could have extra in-person components.




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CBS was the most-watched network in prime-time television recently, balancing 4.5 million visitors. ABC had 3.9 million, NBC had 3.4 million, Fox had 2.3 million, Univision had 1.4 million, Ion Tv had 1.2 million and also Telemundo had 1 million.

Fox Information Network covered the wire networks, balancing 2.46 million customers in prime-time television. MSNBC had 1.9 million, CNN had 1.28 million, HGTV had 1.11 million and also ESPN had 1.07 million.

Without a doubt the most-watched cable television program recently was Fox Information' insurance coverage of previous Head of state Donald Trump's speech at CPAC, with 5.74 million customers.

Various other cable television information networks had superlatives: MSNBC came in initially in all-day scores for the very first time in its background in February, and also CNN had its finest February rankings ever before.

ABC's "Globe Information Tonight" won the night information rankings race, balancing 9.5 million visitors recently. NBC's "Nightly Information" had 7.6 million and also the "CBS Night Information" had 5.8 million.

For the week of Feb. 22-28, the leading 20 prime-time television programs, their viewerships as well as networks:

"60 Minutes," CBS, 8.13 million. "Youthful Sheldon," CBS, 7.87 million. "The Equalizer," CBS, 7.78 million. "Golden World Honors," NBC, 6.91 million. "911," Fox, 6.74 million. "American Idolizer," ABC, 6.61 million. "Celeb Wheel of Ton Of Money," ABC, 5.933 million. "The Community," CBS, 5.928 million. "America's Funniest Residence Videos, 5.84 million. "NCIS: Los Angeles, 5.83 million. "Bob Hearts Abishola, CBS, 5.56 million. "NCIS," CBS, 5.47 million. "The Bachelor," ABC, 5.45 million. "911: Lone Celebrity," Fox, 5.37 million. "B Favorable," CBS, 5.19 million. "Mommy," CBS, 5.18 million. "Bull," CBS, 5.112 million. "This is United States," NBC, 5.11 million. "FBI," CBS, 5.04 million. "NCIS: New Orleans," CBS, 5.03 million.