The not-quite-live efficiency is available in on the low finish of the last decade’s pattern of televised musicals.
Fox's staging of Rent underperformed Sunday evening (Jan. 27) , drawing rankings on the backside of the record of TV musicals aired lately.
Sunday's efficiency — which consisted largely of pre-filmed footage from Saturday's costume rehearsal after star Brennin Hunt broke his foot close to the top of the run-through — posted a 1.four score amongst adults 18-49 and three.42 million viewers over its three-hour working time. Those are the smallest numbers for any of the 4 musicals Fox has aired since 2016.
They're additionally decrease than any reside (or live-ish) musical since The Sound of Music Live kicked off the published pattern in 2013. The earlier low was 1.5 within the demo and four.52 million viewers for A Christmas Story Live on Fox in 2017.
Fox and ABC tied for the primetime lead amongst adults 18-49 at 1.1. CBS completed third at zero.9, adopted by NBC, zero.7, and The CW, zero.three.
This article initially appeared on THR.com.