Ratings: ABC Is Thursday’s Top Pick With 2021 NFL Draft

Tony Maglio
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Fox’s “Let’s Be Real” gets real bad Nielsen numbers Who needs “Grey’s Anatomy”? ABC finished first on Thursday with its coverage of the 2021 NFL Draft. So both Trevor Lawrence (pictured above) and ABC were No. 1 last night. CBS, NBC and Univision all tied for second place in primetime ratings among adults 18-49, while Fox settled for a fifth-place key-demo tie with Telemundo. Yeah, Fox’s “Let’s Be Real” special did real bad. “Let’s Be Real,” which hails from Robert Smigel, is a satirical (puppet) comedy series that covers politics and pop culture in 2021 through topical sketches, celebrity cameos and remote pieces. ABC was first in ratings with a 1.0 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 4.24 million, according to preliminary numbers. That was all the NFL Draft. CBS, NBC and Univision tied for second in ratings, each with a 0.4. CBS and NBC both had 3 shares, Univision got a 2. CBS was second in total viewers with 4.15 million, NBC was third with 2.9 million and Univision was fifth with 1.3 million. For CBS, “Young Sheldon” at 8 p.m. posted a 0.7/5 and 7 million total viewers. At 8:30,...

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