Oscars Audience Jumped After Will Smith’s Slap of Chris Rock

But the largest audience of the night was tuned in earlier, during Troy Kotsur’s win for best supporting actor.

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2022 Oscars Gets Higher Ratings Than Last Year’s Academy Awards

Early results showed a 32 percent improvement from last year’s event, to 13.73 million viewers.

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Now TV Wants Nielsen to Measure Up

After years of complaints, NBCUniversal and its peers are looking for other ways to count viewers, with or without the ratings giant.

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Nielsen Introduces New Ratings for Streaming Services

The company known for measuring television ratings said Netflix and YouTube are far ahead of their digital rivals, but viewers still spend more time watching cable and network TV.

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Nielsen Now Knows When You Are Streaming

The company known for measuring television ratings said Netflix and YouTube are far ahead of their digital rivals, but viewers still spend more time watching cable and network TV.

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What Is Most Popular on Streaming Platforms? Old Network TV Shows

“The Office,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Criminal Minds” each accounted for more viewing time than any other show or movie on streaming platforms last year, according to Nielsen.

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Newsmax, Once a Right-Wing Also-Ran, Is Rising, and Trump Approves

A once-niche conservative cable network, owned by a longtime friend of the president, lures audiences by refusing to declare an electoral winner.

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Call for Biden Gave Networks Prime-Time Attention on a Saturday Morning

Ratings surged, with 21 million watching six networks, but Fox News viewers tuned out at a higher percentage as the coverage went on.

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Biden Election Call Boosts Cable TV Network Ratings

Ratings surged, with 21 million watching six networks, but Fox News viewers tuned out at a higher percentage as the coverage went on.

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In TV Ratings, Trump vs. Biden Was No Match for Trump vs. Clinton

The rise of streaming and familiar characters may have cut into the record viewership of four years ago. Fox News led all networks in audience size, early Nielsen numbers said.

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TV Ratings for Biden and Trump Signal an Increasingly Polarized Nation

Fox News dominated ratings for the Republican convention, and MSNBC was the clear No. 1 for the Democrats’ gathering.

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G.O.P. TV Ratings Fall Below Democrats, Despite Fox News’s Big Night

About 17 million tuned in on the Republican convention’s first night, compared with 19.7 million for the Democrats. Close to half of TV viewers at 10 p.m. were watching Fox News.

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The TV Divide: Convention Ratings Surge on MSNBC as Fox News Dips

Live television viewership for the Democratic National Convention fell 17.6 percent from 2016, but many Americans watched online.

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TV Audiences Dip for First Night of Democrats’ Virtual Convention

Nielsen ratings were down from 2016, though younger viewers watched online and MSNBC nearly doubled its usual audience.

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Lockdown TV: Netflix Dominates, News Surges and Bea Arthur Is Still Golden

But after a peak in March, the audience has started to shrink. “There’s only so much content people can consume,” a Nielsen executive says.

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