Oscar ratings drop 14 percent from last year, hitting a seven year low

February 23, 2015 6:19 PM

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After a successful show last year, the Academy Awards dropped in the ratings this year, hitting a seven year low.

According to Deadline, the 87th Annual Academy Awards were watched by 34.6 million people between 8:30 and 11 pm, down 14 percent from 40.2 million people last year during the same period of time. This is the lowest number of viewers since the 2003 Oscars, which received 32 million.

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