Oscar ratings bounce back from historic lows last year

new York CNN Business — The 94th Academy Awards featured one of the most shocking moments in the show’s long history. It also included a significant ratings bump for ABC. The show drew an average of 15.3 million viewers for ABC on Sunday, according to early Nielsen numbers. That’s a 56% increase from last year’s … Read more

Netflix has been trying to win best picture. This might finally be the year

new York CNN Business — Netflix has accomplished a lot in Hollywood: It’s partnered with notable filmmakers, produced buzzy hit films and launched the streaming craze that revolutionized the industry. Yet there’s one coveted Tinseltown accolade Netflix (NFLX) hasn’t received: the Academy Award for best picture. That could change this weekend. Netflix’s film “The Power … Read more