The Masters Leads CBS to Sunday Victory in Viewers

Tony Maglio
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Hideki Matsuyama made history on Sunday, becoming the first Japanese man to win one of golf’s four majors. His victory at The Masters handed CBS the most viewers last night. Due to the nature of live sports, the below fast-national Nielsen numbers for CBS should be considered subject to upward adjustment. In other words, while CBS and ABC appear to currently be tied for first place among adults 18-49, it is very likely CBS will adjust up (and away from ABC in the demo) when final figures become available. For now, we’ll report what we’ve got. Also of note last night, Telemundo finished third in ratings, mostly thanks to airing the movie “Miracle in Cell No. 7.” The previous Sunday was Easter, which had some pretty low TV-viewing levels. Also Read: Has 'Riverdale' Held Up in the Ratings Since the Big Time Jump? CBS and ABC tied for first in ratings, both with a 0.6 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. CBS was first in total viewers with an average of 5.6 million, according to preliminary numbers. ABC was second in total viewers with 5.1 million. For CBS, the conclusion of The Masters at 7 p.m. ET drew a 1.6/12...

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