Masters Final Round Ratings Plummet 51 Percent, Viewership Reaches Historic Low

Masters Final Round Ratings Plummet 51 Percent, Viewership Reaches Historic Low


It turns out that not having Tiger Woods in contention and going head-to-head against the NFL is not a winning combination for Masters coverage.

The final numbers for the final round of the 2020 Masters are in and they show a 51 percent decline in the ratings, making it the least-watched Masters event since 1957, according to a report.

According to Sports Media Watch:

Sunday’s final round of the Masters averaged a 3.4 rating and 5.59 million viewers on CBS, marking the lowest-rated Sunday at Augusta since 1957* (3.0) and the least-watched on record (viewership records date back to 1995). The previous lows were considerably higher: a 6.7 in 1980 and 11.05 million in 2017.

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The telecast, delayed seven months from its original April date, aired in a special early morning timeslot and overlapped with competing NFL games on FOX. It should be noted that the first hour of

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