With all the buzz and excitement that surrounds the annual Academy Awards ceremony, it’s a little surprising that the biggest night of awards season has been losing viewers over the years. Since 2014 the viewership has steadily decreased, from 43.7 million viewers to an all-time low of 23.6 million viewers at the 2020 Academy Awards.
Awards season is well and truly under way as the Academy announced their Oscar nominations today. The nominations were mostly unsurprising, with Nomadland, The Trial of the Chicago 7 and Mank dominating, but Judas and the Black Messiah and Minari both gained an impressive amount of nominations, in some surprising categories. a24 Controversially, Spike Lee