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Sunday Ratings: Oscar Telecast Sees Big Gains

The Oscars saw big gains this year.The show grew its overall audience for the 2nd straight year (+3%) and surged 11% in Adults 18-49 (13.0 rating vs. 11.7 rating) to its best numbers since 2010. Also, it’s 18-34 rating saw a 20% gain, probably thanks to the presence of host, Seth MacFarlane. Over 40 million tuned in to watch the Oscars last night. The Red Carpet pre-show numbers were not too shabby either.