It’s not a huge surprise, but it’s still not good news for SAG, TNT & TBS. The hour-long pre-recorded special for the 27th annual SAG Awards on Easter Sunday drew a total of 957,000 viewers through the simulcast of DTT and TBS, according to Nielsen, less than half of the total. audience of over 2 million viewers last year on cable channels. Sunday’s show drew a rating of 0.11 on TNT and TBS.
On TBS, the audience was 505,000 and a score of 0.11 in the demo. On TNT he also drew 452,000 and a .11 in the demo.
Last year’s awards, Sunday, January 19, 2020, saw the show’s previous record, up from 2.7 million viewers in 2019, and a rating of 0.44 among adults aged 18-49 on TBS and TNT.
Over the past 10 years, ratings for the trophy show peaked in 2013 with 5.2 million viewers.
The Sunday April 4 date for the awards was the last in its history, pushed up due to the pandemic and a scheduling conflict with the Grammy Awards. SAG was originally scheduled to hold its Covid awards ceremony on March 14, but the guild pushed the date back to Easter Sunday after the Grammys took over from March 14.
The Chicago 7 trial Sunday won the award for renowned film, the SAG version of Oscar’s best film. On the television side, Netflix The crown won the ensemble drama series trophy and the sweeper Emmy Schitt Creek won the award for best ensemble for a comedy series.