Oscars drop by 6.4 million total viewers from 2014's 10-year high

Far Fewer People Watched the Oscars This Year
Far Fewer People Watched the Oscars This Year

By THE WRAP

ABC telecast could have used an Ellen selfie

The 87th Academy Awards pulled in 36.6 million viewers on Sunday night - 6.4 million fewer viewers from last year's 10-year high.

The Oscars earned a 10.8 rating in the advertiser-sought 18-49 demographic, based on Nielsen's fast national ratings. The show was TV's top entertainment telecast overall in a year - since last year's Oscars on March 2.

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