Following the tragic death of Chadwick Boseman Friday, ABC aired “Black Panther” and a tribute to Boseman on Sunday night.
Both programs scored big numbers for the Disney-owned network, as viewers tuned in to see the likes of fellow “Avengers” stars Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Winston Duke, Mark Ruffalo, and Paul Rudd discuss the significant legacy that Boseman has left behind.
In total, 6.1 million viewers watched “Black Panther,” delivering a Sunday night-high 1.4 rating for the Disney-owned network. The remembrance special “A Tribute For a King,” followed with a 1.1 rating and 4.7 million viewers, the second largest tally on the night.
The tribute also featured words from Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Marvel chief Kevin Feige, Disney’s Bob Iger, a...Read More