Oscars draws bigger U.S. audience after record-low 2018

FILE PHOTO: An Oscars sign tops the fan bleachers on the red carpet as preparations continue for the 91st Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 21, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

(Reuters) – The U.S. television audience for the first hostless Academy Awards broadcast in 30 years was roughly 12 percent bigger than last year’s record-low crowd of viewers, Walt Disney Co’s ABC said on Monday. The telecast of the Oscars on Sunday attracted an average audience of 29.6 million total viewers, ABC said in a […]

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