Why the Oscars May Get Dethroned as the Year’s Most-Watched Show After the Super Bowl

Queen Latifah’s ”The Equalizer“ post-game premiere is poised to overtake the Academy Awards this year

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Can Sunday’s Oscars equal(ize) the TV audience of Super Bowl Sunday’s “The Equalizer” debut on CBS? Probably not, especially given the way things are going for the major awards shows amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Back on Feb. 7, immediately following the Super Bowl postgame show, Queen Latifah’s “The Equalizer” debuted to 20.460 million total viewers. See how the remake ranked among all post-Super Bowl shows here.

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Tony Maglio

TV Editor • tony.maglio@thewrap.com • Twitter: @tonymaglio