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Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony Falls to 30-Year Viewership Low

2 monthes ago   |   By The Wrap

As expected, the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics suffered a huge ratings drop for NBC on Friday to become the least-viewed in the last 30 years, according to preliminary numbers shared.
The four-hour telecast, which began at around 6:55 a.m. ET and was also re-aired in primetime across the country, averaged 17 million viewers. Not only was that 35.8% below the Rio Games in 2016, but it was lower than the 21.6 million that tuned in to watch the 1992 Barcelona Games kick off. That had been the previous low over the last 33 years.
The Rio Games themselves started off with the...
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Ratings: Olympics Opening Ceremony Rebroadcast Dominates Friday

2 monthes ago   |   By TV Line

In the latest TV ratings, NBC's primetime rebroadcast of the one year-postponed Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony averaged 10.44 million total viewers and a 2.3 demo rating , dominating Friday night in both measures (though down sharply from the preliminary numbers for Rio's own 2016 opener). Opposite the “Summer Games”: CBS | Secret Celebrity...
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Tokyo Olympics Viewership Way Down From 2016, But Streaming Up For NBC

2 monthes ago   |   By Deadline

The primetime ratings for the opening ceremony at the Tokyo Olympics aren't modeling the Games' time-honored motto. They're not being delivered faster, and they certainly aren't stronger or higher. NBC said today its overall coverage of the opening night ceremonies from Tokyo drew 17 million viewers for its combined broadcast and streaming, based on preliminary...
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