On Monday, April 4, the American NBC celebrated the third out of eight galas of the American Song Contest . The competition whose winner will be titled the best “original song” from the United States, consists of five preliminary rounds, two semifinals and the grand final on Monday, May 8.
On Monday’s gala, Tyler Braden with the song “Seventeen”, representative of Tennessee, was announced as the third semi-finalist of the American Song Contest, winning the judges’ vote in his preliminary round. Also, Chloe Fredericks (North Dakota), Broderick Jones (Kansas) and Jonah Prill (Montana) were announced as the semi-finalists of the previous qualifier.
The winner of the jury vote, in Heat 4 of American Song Contest:
The third round of the American Song Contest was watched by 1,600,000 viewers on average over its 121 minutes run. The show was the fourth choice in its time slot behind American Idol (ABC), 9-1-1 (FOX) and The Neighborhood, Bob ❤ Abishola and NCIS (CBS).
In the 18-49 age target , the most important at the advertiser level, the third round scored a 0.3% rating (audience over the total population of that age group).
Compared to the previous week, the third round of the American Song Contest left 14.9% of the audience by the wayside . In one week the event has lost 200,000 spectators.
The first part (20:00-21:00) was followed by 1,839,000 viewers (0.3% rating 18-49 years old) and the second (21:00-22:00) by 1,359,000 viewers ( 0 .2% rating 18-49 years) . In both slots, it was the fourth option of the night with half the audience of American Idol, which it led.
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