Just 1.4 Million People of Any Age Watched CBS’ ‘Kid of the Year’ Airing

Tony Maglio
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Very few kids and adults tuned in to watch CBS’ airing of the “Kid of the Year” special on Monday, when “The Bachelorette” led ABC to a very easy primetime win. “Kid of the Year” ran across some ViacomCBS cable channels earlier this month, but its 0.2 rating/1 share and 1.4 million total-viewer tally last night were still pretty soft. Gitanjali Rao was named Kid of the Year for 2020, if you were wondering. Rao, pictured above, is a 15-year-old scientist and inventor from Colorado, according to the Time magazine and Nickelodeon competition (of sorts, they’re still just kids). Also Read: Ratings: CBS' 22nd Annual 'Home for the Holidays' Delivers Coal in Key Demo ABC was first in ratings with a 0.9 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 4 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Bachelorette” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. averaged a 1.2/7 and 4.9 million viewers. The broadcast channel, which carried “Monday Night Football” in the Pittsburgh and Cincinnati markets, then re-aired “CMA Country Christmas” at 10 p.m. CBS, NBC and Univision tied for second in ratings, each with a 0.3/2. CBS was second in total viewers with...

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