ABC reports that 29.6 million viewers tuned into the Oscars, scoring a 7.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic. That makes it TV’s most watched entertainment telecast in two years, and the first rise in viewership since Ellen DeGeneres hosted in 2014.
It’s also up in total viewers versus last year’s 26.5 million—an all-time low for the Oscars—and up 13% in the demo.
Good news for the ACADEMY ...
Now if only they could do something about movie theater audiences..