What are the ratings for the Olympics?

Are the Olympic ratings down?

Primetime viewership for the Tokyo Olympics plummeted more than 40% from the last Summer Games, NBC said Monday, wrapping up two weeks of competition marred by a pandemic, a 13-hour time difference and broad shifts in TV viewers’ habits.

Why are Olympic ratings down?

The next Summer Olympics held in the United States will be in Los Angeles in 2028 when many popular events expected to be seen live in primetime. The biggest reason for the ratings drop-off however, was the emergence of streaming video over the past five years.

How were the ratings for the 2020 Olympics?

NBC saw its coverage of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games average 15.5 million primetime viewers, the US media network’s lowest audience for the summer Games since 1988.

How many viewers does the Olympics have?

The Tokyo Olympics averaged 17.4 million total viewers for Tuesday’s coverage, and NBCUniversal’s overall primetime average remained at 16.8 million viewers across its platforms, the media company announced Wednesday.

Did NBC lose money on Olympics?

In 2016, the ratings fell 9% and NBC still turned a $250 million profit from the games, a record. … And NBCUniversal has other metrics of success besides TV viewers. The Olympics are also on Peacock, its year-old streaming service.

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How much does NBC make off the Olympics?

NBC paid $7.75bn for its Olympic rights … and we got televisual vomit. If there’s one message the Olympics unfailingly conveys, it’s that elite competition is all about making the right choices.

Did anyone watch the Olympics?

Viewership for NBC’s coverage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics continued to fall as Thursday evening delivered both the lowest-rated and least-watched day. Per overnight numbers, NBC’s Thursday night coverage aired to 10.4 million viewers and earned a 2.1 rating in the 18-49 demo.

Are Tokyo Olympics over?

The Tokyo Olympics have officially come to an end. During closing ceremonies on Sunday night, IOC President Thomas Bach declared the Games closed. The next Summer Games will be held in Paris in 2024.

What is the least popular sport in the Olympics?

What is your least favorite Olympic event?

Characteristic Percentage of respondents
Equestrian 13%
Badminton 10%
Synchronized Swimming 8%
Canoeing 6%

How many people watched the Olympics closing ceremony?

Looking at early numbers, the Tokyo Olympics Closing Ceremony snagged a mere 8.8 million viewers for NBC. Those fast affiliate results will surely see some change when the final numbers are in Tuesday, but right now the end of the 2020 Olympics looks to be the least-watched Closing Ceremony ever.