Oscars Soar with Highest Viewing In 4 Years At 19.5M 

Oscars Soar with Highest Viewing In 4 Years At 19.5M 

ABC’s “The 96th Academy Awards” telecast grew 4% to 19.5 million viewers, according to Nielsen, over last year. The event also posted the strongest results in four years. Nielsen says the show earned a 3.81 rating among adult 18-49 viewers.