Despite offering many-a-jaw dropping moment from shocking wins and upsets to tongue in cheek tackling of social and political issues, the 90th Academy Awards was far from a ratings winner.
Drawing in a whopping 19% drop in viewership from last year’s numbers, the four hour Jimmy Kimmel-hosted affair pulled in even lower ratings than its 2008 edition (which previously held the record for lowest viewership when only 31.8 million tuned in).
Look inside to see just how many watched the annual spectacle:
Viewership: 26.5 million
Curious to see how this year’s figure stacks up against previous years? See below: