Katy Perry, Shakira and “The Lion King” cast belting out Disney numbers scored a 1.3 rating among adults 18-49 and 5.7 million total viewers, comfortably topping the ratings charts for Sunday night. For comparison the first singalong, which aired just under a month ago, scored a whopping and 2.6 rating and delivered almost twice as many viewers (10.3 million to be precise). “American Idol” followed it up with a 1.0 rating and 6.1 million viewers, ticking up from a 0.9 last time around. Meanwhile “The Rookie” finale ticked down to a 0.6 rating and 4.7 million viewers, which represents it smallest audience since early March.
NBC’s “Feeding America Comedy Fest” only scored a 0.3 and just over 2 million viewers. The “SNL” at-home finale, celebrating Mother’s Day, beat that with a 0.5 and 2.5 million pairs of eyeballs.
CBS came second on the night overall behind ABC, with “60 Minutes” leading the way at a 0.7 and 9.3 million viewers. The network continued its Sunday classic film series with “Forrest Gump,” who ran his way to a 0.7 rating and 5.6 million viewers.
Fox’s Animation Domination lineup was pretty much even across the board, with “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy” both scoring a 0.5 rating and around 1.3 million total viewers. “Bob’s Burgers” scored a 0.4 and 1.1 million viewers, with “Duncanville” delivering a 0.3 and 863,000 viewers.
Finally on the CW, “Batwoman” swooped in with a 0.2 rating and 711,000 viewers, a three-episode high for the Ruby Rose series. “Supergirl” rounded things off with a 0.1 rating and 600,000 viewers.