On a night when politics nearly overshadowed show business, NBC’s telecast of Golden Globes Awards was watched by 19 million viewers on Sunday, a 5% decline from 2017.
Though the ratings from Nielsen were off from the previous year, the audience for the show emceed by “Late Night” host Seth Meyers was within the range of what the Golden Globes Awards have delivered in recent years. Last year’s telecast hosted by Jimmy Fallon was watched by 20 million viewers, which was up 8% over 2016.
But this year’s show saw an 11% year-to-year decline in the 18-to-49 age group that advertisers covet most.
The ceremony was filled with speeches addressing the sexual harassment...