NEW YORK (AP/PIX11) — Thursday night’s live telecast of “The Sound of Music” appears to be a hit for NBC.
The Nielsen ratings company says nearly 18.5 million viewers tuned to Thursday night’s live telecast of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.
Despite high ratings,the three-hour live production starring Carrie Underwood brought in mixed reviews from critics.
It was the first full-scale musical staged live for television in more than a half-century.
Kaity Tong looks at how viewers reacted to the show.