Oscar Telecast Rebounds 56% to 15.4 Million Viewers in Early Ratings

For the first time in three years, the ceremony’s viewership grew

For the first time in three years, the Oscars can say it didn’t hit a record low in viewership.

Sunday night’s telecast managed to rebound from last year’s all-time ratings low, earning around 15.4 million total viewers and a 3.2 rating among the key 18-49 demographic, according to Nielsen’s fast national ratings reported by ABC.

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Katie Campione

Katie Campione is a TV Reporter at TheWrap. She has contributed to The Hollywood Reporter, People Magazine, The Associated Press, and more. She has a BA in Journalism from the University of Florida. Find her on Twitter: @Katie_Campione