Emmy awards viewership at an all time low

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The Emmy awards is without doubt one of the premier award reveals subsequent to the Oscars however surprisingly its reputation appears to be waning by way of viewership.

On Monday evening an estimated 5.9 million folks tuned in to observe it, a determine that’s even smaller than at peak pandemic ranges two years in the past.

The Nielsen firm stated the ceremony honoring tv’s finest noticed tremendous low figures in comparison with even 2021 which had 7.4 million viewers.

One purpose for this might be as a result of it was screened on a Monday evening. It had a score of 1.0 amongst adults aged between 18 and 49, the bottom ever key demo stat for the Emmys.

Large winners this 12 months had been HBO’s Succession within the drama class, Ted Lasso for comedy, and HBO’s The White Lotus for anthology sequence. The primary community for the 2022 Emmys was HBO Max.

The award ceremony was broadcasted dwell from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.

By the way it isn’t simply the Emmy awards that noticed an enormous decline in viewership. The celebrated Grammy awards noticed an analogous decline this 12 months with 9.23 million viewers, a 51% drop from 2020. The music award present isn’t as fashionable because it as soon as was. May it’s that folks have misplaced curiosity in large pink carpet award ceremonies altogether?

Nevertheless there’s a chance that individuals are watching it on streaming platforms.

Right here’s some attention-grabbing trivia in regards to the Emmy awards (taken from Readers Digest):

Winners should pay $400 in the event that they want to take the statue dwelling. As a result of the trophies don’t come low-cost the Tv Academy prices additional for these.

The shortest Emmy acceptance speech was truly 11 phrases lengthy. In 2013 Merrit Wever made probably the most concise speech ever for her win in Nurse Jackie.

The statuette is definitely modeled after a TV engineer’s spouse. Louis McManus a tv engineer designed the trophy based mostly on his spouse’s determine.

The primary individual to ever win an Emmy was truly a ventriloquist. In 1949, Shirley Dinsdale gained the award at 20 (collectively together with her puppet known as Judy Splinters). The duo would later go on to look in a youngsters’s tv sequence.

Jackie Kennedy was the primary First Woman to ever obtain an Emmy for her televised tour of the White Home.

Bettie White (of Golden Ladies fame) has obtained nominations in six completely different many years, profitable in 4 of them.

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