NBC’s Dec. 5 broadcast of The Sound of Music Live!, the television event starring Carrie Underwood, was a HUGE ratings HIT!
According to TVMediaInsights, overnight numbers show that the three-hour live event nabbed an overall 10.9/18 share in household ratings (one ratings point is equal to 1.142 million people). It opened with a 10.9 rating at 8 PM and held strong with a 10.5 rating through its final half hour. The Sound of Music Live! dominated television ratings in each of its six half-hour slots last night, finishing in first place for each.
The Hollywood Reporter’s latest statistics show that the broadcast earned a total of 18.47 million viewers, with an average 4.6 rating among adults 18-49.
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UPDATED: The real Von Trapp family wanted Anne Hathaway to play Maria. They were worried about Carrie Underwood’s acting inexperience – NO KIDDING!