Due to the Oscars’ coast-to-coast live broadcast, accurate ratings won’t be available until this afternoon, so we’re holding off on our usual morning ratings post. We’ll bring you the correct information later today.
In the meantime, it looks like the Academy Awards ratings have dropped since last year. Though precise numbers haven’t been released yet, preliminary reports say the show experienced a 7% ratings dip from the 2010 broadcast.
Did James Franco and Anne Hathaway fail to bring in the younger demographic producers were hoping for? Come on back to our TV Ratings section later this afternoon to find out. In the meantime, comment to let us know whether you watched the broadcast. Did you tune in for the whole thing or turn it off halfway through?