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Oscar Ratings

The Oscars Are Officially Becoming Less Relevant

Reuters | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 02.29.2016 | Entertainment

Some 34.3 million Americans watched the 2016 Oscars ceremony on Sunday, the smallest TV audience in eight years, according to national ratings data. B...

Oscar Ratings Slip To Six-Year Low

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 02.25.2015 | Entertainment

Sunday's Oscars turned out to be the least-watched ceremony in six years. According to early Nielsen estimates, 36.6 million viewers tuned in to see N...

2014 Oscar Telecast Ratings: A Success Since 2005, but Mediocre Historically

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

If more blockbusters were in contention for Best Picture, it would not be a stretch to imagine a 10 to 20 percent increase in ratings. That would equate to millions of dollars for ABC and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Oscar Producers 'Happy' With Show Despite Criticism

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane's stint as Oscars host will be remembered for two things: His envelope-pushing jokes about race, sex and religion, and the show's big ...

Oscars 2009

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ken Levine

Hugh Jackman was sensational. Kudos to the producers for turning to an actual movie star to host instead of seeing who's available from Comedy Central.