2024 Oscars Scores Will get Kenergy With 19.5 Million Viewers


Sunday’s Oscars have been greater than Ken-ough for ABC.

On Monday, the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences introduced that rankings for the 96th Oscars on ABC drew a median viewers of 19.5 million complete viewers and a 3.81 score within the Adults 18-49 demo.

With the numbers, the Oscars grew for the third straight 12 months in complete viewers, surpassing 2023’s totals by almost 1 million viewers.

In accordance with Nielsen’s remaining numbers, final 12 months’s rankings climbed 13% to achieve a median of 18.8 million viewers and a 4.0 score within the demo. In 2022, the Oscars averaged 16.6 million complete viewers and a 3.8 score within the demo.

Regardless of the rise in rankings, the numbers nonetheless fall wanting the Oscars’ glory days, with the telecast reaching 29.6 million viewers as lately as 2019.

Along with Nielsen’s figures, Samba TV stories that this 12 months’s occasion on ABC reached 13.6 million U.S. households within the L+0 window, which is 2% larger than in 2023, with Boomers aged 65-74 over-indexing by 18%.

The rankings increase continues an ongoing development in linear, with a number of award exhibits, together with The Grammys and The Golden Globes, rising in 2024.

The Oscars peaked within the remaining half-hour (10:00-10:29 p.m.) with 21.9 million complete viewers, and the ceremony was the No. 1 most-socialed program on Sunday, producing 28.5 million complete social interactions and rising 4% from final 12 months’s occasion.

Following the published, Abbott Elementary scored new sequence highs in complete viewers (6.9 million) and the 18-49 demo (1.42 score).

Larger charges

Partly helped by 2023’s Oscars rankings climb, Disney Promoting offered out the present’s advert stock once more this 12 months, with quite a lot of companions spanning 17 classes.

Pricing for this 12 months’s occasion was barely up, reaching $1.7 million to $2.2 million for 30-second spots. In 2023, the corporate was looking for $1.6 million to $2.1 million for 30 seconds.

“The Oscars stage and telecast continues to be the breakthrough second for probably the most impactful model entrepreneurs to convey their very own inventive storytelling to the cultural forefront by means of new innovation and never-before-seen activations,” Rita Ferro, president of world promoting, Disney, beforehand stated in regards to the advert gross sales sellout.