Primetime Ratings: Macy's Fireworks Display Dazzles Ratings for NBC

The Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular dazzled audiences according to Nielsen overnight ratings, in adults ages 18-49. NBC drew in a 0.9 and a 7 share from 8 to 10 p.m. and drew in 5.89 million viewers. Last year the display had more than seven million viewers.

CBS, ABC and Fox were in a three way tie for second with 0.3/2 across the board. All networks had repeats in their primetime slots. CBS had a new episode of Elementary at 10 p.m.

The CW rated a 0.1/1 also with repeats.

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Chelsea Anderson has been with Future for two years. She started as an intern with NewBay Media/Multichannel News in 2015. During her time she wrote bylined articles and program reviews as well as helped with research graphics for the magazine. She later became News Assistant for Broadcasting & Cable in 2017 until 2020 when she became Assistant Content Producer. Chelsea graduated from Niagara University in 2016 with a Bachelor's in Communication Studies and a double minor in Writing Studies and Sociology.