Oscars ratings down 58% to new record low

Oscars ratings down 58% to new record low

The Guardian

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Early numbers suggest ceremony, which saw Nomadland triumph, watched by 9.85 million Americans, down from 23.6 million in 2020

The Oscars telecast suffered another major dip in viewership this year, with early ratings suggesting a 58% drop.

The ceremony, which saw on-the-road drama Nomadland pick up the top prize, was watched by 9.85 million Americans, down from 23.6 million in 2020, according to preliminary Nielsen numbers. That year, which was led by a historic win for Parasite, was already the least watched televised ceremony ever for the Academy.

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