Tony Ratings: Hugh Jackman vs. Beauty Queens

first_img The 68th Annual Tony Awards was the night’s third highest-rated program in the demographic, with ABC’s coverage of the NBA Finals and NBC’s Miss USA pageant coming ahead of the telecast. According to Variety and Nielsen’s preliminary estimates, the June 8 broadcast scored 7 million viewers, slightly down from 2013’s final 7.3 million. In the key 18-49 demographic, the show averaged a 1.2 rating, which basically matched last year’s result. Hugh Jackman’s fourth stint at hosting the Tony Awards garnered the second largest audience for the CBS telecast in the last five years.center_img View Commentslast_img

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