Tuesday, April 27, 2021

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - '2021 Academy Awards' Averages 10.4 Million Viewers in Final Numbers; '60 Minutes' Drops

On April 25, 2021, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.76 rating - followed by CBS (0.32), NBC (0.32), FOX (0.26) and The CW (0.07).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 8.903 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.335), NBC (1.506), FOX (0.842) and The CW (0.555).

NBC, FOX and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The 93rd Annual Academy Awards and 60 Minutes were adjusted up. Oscars: Into the Spotlight was adjusted down.

ABC (1.76 Rating, 8.903 Million Viewers)
        OSCARS: INTO THE SPOTLIGHT (0.58)
        OSCARS: INTO THE SPOTLIGHT (0.74)
        THE 93RD ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS (2.12)

CBS (0.32 Rating, 4.335 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.46, -0.16)
        THE EQUALIZER (0.31) REPEAT
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.28) REPEAT
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.21) REPEAT

NBC (0.32 Rating, 1.506 Million Viewers)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.24) REPEAT
        THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS (0.35) REPEAT

FOX (0.26 Rating, 0.842 Million Viewers)
        THE SIMPSONS (0.23) REPEAT
        BLESS THE HARTS (0.19) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.30) REPEAT
        THE GREAT NORTH (0.27) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.27) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.30) REPEAT

THE CW (0.07 Rating, 0.555 Million Viewers)
        WORLD'S FUNNIEST ANIMALS (0.05) REPEAT
        WORLD'S FUNNIEST ANIMALS (0.06) REPEAT
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.08) REPEAT
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.09) REPEAT


The Final Ratings for Sunday, April 25 

Average Rating: 0.55
Average Viewership: 3.228


NOTE: For the 2020-21 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 121 million TV households in the United States - with 307.9 million people ages 2 and up. The Adults 18-49 demographic is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.