Last night’s Oscars viewership was down over 50% off last year’s numbers, which were the worst ever. In 2020 the show did a 18.1/32. This year? 8.6/18. Yikes. Get woke, go broke. Absolute disaster for Hollywood: t.co/mdSJ9a5klf
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) April 26, 2021
Or perhaps, “tortured its viewer” might be the better headline. Meanwhile, according to Raw Story yesterday, pouncing Republicans are the real (raw) story: Far-right media poised to distort Oscars’ struggles into a culture war win tonight.
As Jim Treacher likes to say, “When Republicans screw up, that’s the story. When Democrats screw up, the Republicans’ reaction is the story.”