Emmys Host Cedric the Entertainer’s ‘The Neighborhood’ Is a Hit – Especially Among Black Viewers

Can comedian stop the ratings bleeding at Sunday’s awards show?

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Cedric the Entertainer is hosting Sunday’s Emmys on CBS — can the star of the network’s hit comedy “The Neighborhood” slow down awards-shows ratings declines?

Well, “The Neighborhood” is working out pretty well — especially among Black viewers. For the 2020-21 season, Season 3 of “The Neighborhood,” which co-stars Max Greenfield, was the No. 1 comedy on TV among African Americans, averaging 1.29 million viewers per episode from that demo alone.

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Tony Maglio

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