"Boyhood" producers director and actors pose with their awards for Best Motion Picture -Drama at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards. Photo © HFPA.
“Boyhood” producers director and actors pose with their awards for Best Motion Picture -Drama at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards. Photo © HFPA.
“Boyhood” producers director and actors pose with their awards for Best Motion Picture -Drama at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards. Photo © HFPA.

Viewership for NBC’s coverage of the Golden Globe Awards dropped 7.5 percent from last year to 19.31 million, but it easily won the 8-11:05 p.m. Sunday time period, according to live-plus-same day figures released by Nielsen Tuesday.

CBS averaged 13.13 million viewers from 8-11 p.m. with the news magazine “60 Minutes” (17.69 million) and the dramas “Madam Secretary” (12.13 million) and “The Good Wife” (9.58 million).

ABC averaged 3.62 million from 8-11 p.m. with the  medieval musical comedy “Galavant” (4.11 million) and the dramas “Resurrection” (3.1 million) and “Revenge” (3.67 million).

Fox averaged 3.76 million viewers from 8-10 p.m. with the animated comedy “The Simpsons” (4.28 million); the live-action comedy “Brooklyn Nine- Nine” (3.29 million); and the animated comedies “Family Guy” (4.12 million) and “Bob’s Burgers” (3.34 million). Fox does not air network programming from 10-11 p.m.

The 2014 Golden Globe Awards averaged 20.87 million viewers, its most since 2004.

Sunday’s viewership was also lower than the 19.59 average in 2013, but above all the ceremonies from 2008-2012.

—City News Service

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