Chris Rock had his hands full with the #OscarsSoWhite controversy at the 88th annual Academy Awards. By most estimations though, Chris did a great job hosting. Even fellow comedians showed respect to Chris and his work:
But overall the ratinsg for the Oscars were DOWN this year. A lot.
The broadcast still pulled in an impressive 34.3 million viewers, but overall the show was DOWN 8% from last year, and was the lowest since 2008.
Why do you think it dropped?