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EntertainmentOscars Early Ratings Rebound From 2018's All-Time Low

18:20  25 february  2019
18:20  25 february  2019 Source:   thewrap.com

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The 2019 Oscars on ABC rebounded in early ratings from last year, according to early ratings , posting a 20.6 Last year’ s Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, received an all - time low 18.9 overnight rating . That number was down almost 16 percent from Kimmel’ s previous turn a year earlier .

The 2019 Oscars on ABC rebounded in early ratings from last year, according to early ratings , posting a 20.6 rating /34 share in Nielsen’ s 56 metered markets.That initial rating means that Sunday’ s show rose 9 percent from 2018 , per the earliest -available numbers.

Oscars Early Ratings Rebound From 2018's All-Time Low © TheWrap Regina King Oscars 2019 Academy Awards

The 2019 Oscars on ABC rebounded in early ratings from last year, according to early ratings, posting a 21.6 rating/36 share in Nielsen's 56 metered markets.

That initial rating means that Sunday's show rose 14 percent from 2018, per the earliest-available numbers. This year's Oscars ran 3 hours and 21 minutes. These metered market ratings cut off at 15-minute increments, meaning the 21.6 covers 8 p.m. ET to 11:15 p.m. ET. So they do not include the Best Picture presentation, in this case.

Last year's Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, received an all-time low 18.9 overnight rating. That number was down almost 16 percent from Kimmel's previous turn a year earlier. This year, the Oscars ended up with no host.

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TV Ratings : Oscars Hit New Viewership Low With 26.5 Million. However, the preliminary ratings are not adjusted for time zone differences. ABC’ s 8 p.m.-11:48 p.m. ET Oscarcast aired live coast to coast, which means the live West Coast viewership is not accurately reflected in the overnight numbers that.

Even without a host, Oscar ratings rebound from 2018 ' s record low . The lack of a host didn't detract Oscar viewers, as The show also lacked a host for the first time since 1989, after a series of would-be hosts including Dwayne Johnson turned down the gig and Kevin Hart stepped down after earlier

Find all the 91st Oscars winners here, or just a simple summation of some of the top awards below.

That's Regina King we have pictured above. She won Best Supporting Actress for her work in "If Beale Street Could Talk," which was the first award handed out last night.

"Bohemian Rhapsody" actually won the most Academy Awards with four. Like "Green Book," "Black Panther" and "Roma" won three Oscars apiece.

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The 2019 Oscars delivered year-to-year gains in Sunday' s ratings , rebounding from the previous year' s all - time low . The broadcast was the most-watched entertainment telecast on TV since the 2017 Oscars and the highest-rated non-sports program since the post-Super Bowl This Is Us in 2018 .

TV Ratings : Oscars Hit New Viewership Low With 26.5 Million. However, the preliminary ratings are not adjusted for time zone differences. ABC’ s 8 p.m.-11:48 p.m. ET Oscarcast aired live coast to coast, which means the live West Coast viewership is not accurately reflected in the overnight numbers that

Rami Malek ("Bohemian Rhapsody") and Olivia Colman ("The Favourite") earned Sunday's top acting honors. Alfonso Cuarón was named best director for "Roma."

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