TITLE

Academy can change Oscarcast's course after damming up Mainstream America

AUTHOR(S)
Richmond, Ray
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Hollywood Reporter;2/18/2009, Vol. 408 Issue 31, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's comments on the declining television ratings of the Academy Awards telecast. It informs that 90% of the people in the U.S. do not watch the telecast of the Academy Awards. It reflects that in 1998, Oscar telecast drew a 57.2 million viewers as the film "Titanic," was nominated for most categories. It is noted that mainstream viewers rarely have their boxoffice favorites reflected to a significant degree on the nominees list.
ACCESSION #
37166729

 

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