NBC’s newscast averaged 10.1 million viewers last week, roughly 600,000 more than the week before. But on a busy news week with many viewers shut in by the cold, ABC’s World News Tonight gained about the same number of viewers and the CBS Evening News shot up by 900,000. The Oscars on ABC dominated primetime last week. Although viewership was down sharply from last year, this year’s Oscars ceremony improved its showing from Nielsen’s original estimate on Monday. Nielsen said Tuesday there were 37.3 million viewers, a full million more than it had estimated from a smaller sample the day earlier.
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