LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The 72nd Emmy Awards hit a new low this year.
Sunday’s broadcast hosted by Jimmy Kimmel drew a record low of 6.1 million viewers, a decline of about 29% percent from 2019, according to The Wrap.READ MORE: Residents Say Strong Stench In Carson Keeps Getting Stronger
Among adults in the prized 18-49 demographic, the decline in viewership was 13%.READ MORE: Man Suspected Of Stealing Truck Taken Into Custody Following Pursuit
The show was emceed from the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, but all of the nominees and winners participated virtually due to the coronavirus shutdown.
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According to The Wrap, the Emmys were a hit on social media, with the broadcast posting 11.9 million total social interactions – a jump of 108% from the 2019 show.