The American people changed the channel on the 92nd annual Academy Awards Sunday night; with viewership dropping to an “all time low” after A-list celebrities launched countless attacks against President Trump and Republican voters.
The three-hour-long broadcast attracted just 23.6 million viewers, down from 29.6 million in 2019.
Oscars Average 23.6 Million Viewers On ABC, Gets The Lowest Ratings Of All-Time https://t.co/umIF00orbM
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) February 10, 2020
— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) February 10, 2020
“Sunday’s show also falls well short of previous ratings lows for the Oscars, set in 2018. That year the telecast averaged 26.54 million viewers and a 6.8 rating in the demo; Sunday was down 11 percent in viewers and 22 percent in adults 18-49 from prior lows,” reports the Hollywood Reporter.
Read the full report here.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
HATE FEST: Hollywood Remains SILENT as Best Actor Winner ‘THANKS AMERICA’ at Oscars
The winner of the Academy Award for Best Actor publicly praised America during the 90th Academy Awards ceremony Sunday night, thanking the United States for “many wonderful gifts” as Hollywood looked on in stone-cold silence.
British-born Gary Oldman publicly acknowledged his adopted nation during his acceptance speech for his role portraying Prime Minister Winston Churchill in ‘Darkest Hour,’ saying the US has given him many “loves and friendships” over the years.
“I’ve lived in America for the longest time, and I am deeply grateful to her for the loves and the friendships I have made and the many wonderful gifts it has given me. My home, my livelihood, my family, and now Oscar,” said Oldman as the audience watched in silence.
— Good Morning America (@GMA) March 5, 2018
Users on social media were quick to thank Oldman for his patriotic comments, saying “Props to Gary Oldman for thanking America when he accepted the Oscar for his role as Winston Churchill.”
Watch Oldman’s comments above.
SHOWTIME! Ignore the Private Jets and Limousines, Oscars Will Offer ‘Plant Based Menu’ to Help Climate
The 92nd Academy Awards is reportedly focusing on a “plant-based menu” for this years ceremony to help combat climate change; conveniently ignoring the hundreds of limousines and private jets used by celebrities during Hollywood’s biggest night.
“The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Monday that it will be offering entirely plant-based menus at today’s Oscar Nominees Luncheon and then in the Dolby Theatre lobbies prior to the 92nd Academy Awards on Feb. 9,” reports Variety.
— Variety (@Variety) January 27, 2020
“The Academy is an organization of storytellers from around the world, and we owe our global membership a commitment to supporting the planet,” the organization said in statement. “For the past decade, the Academy has been committed to reducing its carbon footprint. For the past seven years, the Oscars show has had a zero-carbon imprint. We continue to expand our sustainability plan with the ultimate goal of becoming carbon neutral.”
Read the full report at Variety.