More complete count pushes Oscars to 10.4 million viewers

NEW YORK – It may well be very little consolation for the film academy, but a far more entire depend by the Nielsen company pushed the Academy Awards audience to 10.4 million viewers on Tuesday.

A day earlier, Nielsen’s preliminary estimate experienced Sunday’s display at 9.85 million viewers. Both way, it’s a report small for an event that not as well lengthy in the past routinely reached more than 30 million individuals.

The Oscars were being sufficient to give ABC a victory in the prime-time rankings with an regular of 4.1 million viewers last 7 days. CBS experienced 3.8 million, NBC had 3.5 million, Fox had 2.7 million, Univision experienced 1.4 million, Telemundo had 1.03 million, Ion Television had 970,000 and the CW experienced 530,000.

Fox Information Channel led the cable networks with an ordinary of 2.23 million viewers. MSNBC had 1.45 million, HGTV had 1.29 million, TNT experienced 1.15 million and ESPN experienced 1.1 million.

ABC’s “World News Tonight” received the evening information race by averaging 8.1 million viewers past week. NBC’s “Nightly News” experienced 6.5 million viewers and the “CBS Night News” had 4.9 million.


For the week of April 19-25, the 20 most-viewed systems in key time, their networks and viewerships:

1. “The Oscars,” ABC, 10.4 million.

2. “60 Minutes,” CBS, 7.19 million.

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