The Wiz averaged a 3.4 rating for adults 18-49 and 11.5 million viewers on Thursday night, while Peter Pan scored a 2.3 rating and 9.1 million viewers!
With The Wiz‘s talented cast — including the breakout performance of lead star Shanice Williams — we’re not surprised people couldn’t help but tune in!
Neither broadcast came close to 2013’s The Sound of Music Live starring Carrie Underwood! Broadcast TV’s first live musical in years scored a 4.6 rating and a whopping 18.6 million viewers!
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