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Oscar Ratings

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 ...

How Did The Oscars Do This Year?

AP | Posted 02.26.2013 | TV

NEW YORK -- The Oscars telecast was seen by 40.3 million people, a slight increase over last year's show. The Nielsen Company said Monday it was the ...

Oscar 2011 Ratings Down For ABC

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Preliminary Oscars ratings from the nation's biggest markets are down 7 percent from 2010. The Nielsen Co. said Sunday's Academy Award...

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.

Oscar Ratings Look Up

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — An estimated 36.3 million people watched this year's Academy Awards, an increase of more than 4 million from last year's least-watche...