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Oscars Viewership Plunges to Record Low

NEW YORK — ABC's telecast of the Academy Awards hit an all-time low in the ratings, with 23.6 million people tuning in to see “Parasite” named best picture. The Nielsen company says that's down from the 29.6 million people who watched the show last year...
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Final List of Academy Award Winners

LOS ANGELES — The winners at the 92nd Academy Awards, which were held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre: Best picture: “Parasite" Best actor: Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker” Best actress: Renée Zellweger, “Judy” ...
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Top Films Were More Diverse Than Ever Before, Study Finds

NEW YORK — Hollywood's awards season may not show it, but the most popular films are increasingly diverse, a new study finds. USC researchers found that 31 movies had leads or co-leads from an underrepresented racial group, an increase of four films from 20...