Oscars viewership was down over 50% off last year’s numbers, which were the worst ever.
Last night’s Oscars viewership was down over 50% off last year’s numbers, which were the worst ever. In 2020 the show did a 18.1/32. This year? 8.6/18. Yikes. Get woke, go broke. Absolute disaster for Hollywood: t.co/mdSJ9a5klf
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) April 26, 2021
Related: Oscars 2021 tortured viewers for more than three unbearable hours.
Or perhaps, “tortured its viewer” might be the better headline. Meanwhile, according to Raw Story yesterday, pouncing Republicans are the real (raw) story: Far-right media poised to distort Oscars’ struggles into a culture war win tonight.
As Jim Treacher likes to say, “When Republicans screw up, that’s the story. When Democrats screw up, the Republicans’ reaction is the story.”