HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 09: (L-R) Joaquin Phoenix, winner of the Actor in a Leading Role award for “Joker,” Renée Zellweger, winner of the Actress in a Leading Role award for “Judy,” and Brad Pitt, winner of the Actor in a Supporting Role award for “Once upon a Time...in Hollywood,” pose in the press room during the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Academy Awards hit an all-time low in the ratings.
The Nielsen company says that 23.6 million people watched the awards show on Sunday, down from the previous record low of 26.5 million two years ago.
ABC moved the broadcast a couple of weeks earlier than it has usually been, but that did not entice viewers.
The ceremony ended with “Parasite” becoming the first time a foreign-language film won best picture.
The Oscars had no host this year, just like last year, but Steve Martin and Chris Rock appeared early for a round of jokes.
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