‘Peter Pan Live!’s’ ratings down 51% from ‘Sound of Music Live!’

12.05.14 3 years ago

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“Peter Pan Live!”s” ratings down 51% from “Sound of Music Live!”
About 9.1 million watched Allison Williams as Pan last night (down from 18.6 million for “Sound of Music”). Nevertheless, NBC Entertainment boss Robert Greenblatt says: “We didn”t expect to reach the same rating as 'The Sound of Music' since that was the first live movie event of its kind in over 50 years.” PLUS: Blame the ratings drop on lack of Carrie Underwood and Cowboys vs. Bears on NFL Network.

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