NBC broadcasts Opening Ceremony of 2021 Olympics Attracted 16.7 million viewers in the United States – the lowest audience in 33 years, preliminary figures released by NBC Universe Shows.
NBC Universal said in an email that 17 million people watched the show on Friday across all NBC platforms – including networks, stations and apps.
TV viewership was the lowest since the 1988 Seoul Games, which attracted 22.7 million people to its taps.
According to Nelson’s data, Friday’s audience was even smaller than the 1992 Barcelona Games.
The Tokyo Opener’s fan base fell 37 percent from the 2016 Brazil Games, when 26.5 million people watched the opening ceremony, and 59 percent from 2012, when the London event was watched by 40.7 million people.
Audiences running on compost platforms grew 76 percent from the opening ceremony of the 2018 Pyongyang and 72 percent from the 2016 Rio Opener. But despite the recent expansion, for those without cable TV streaming options, Friday’s overall audience was significantly lower than in previous years.
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Molly Suleiman, NBC’s Olympic executive producer, said the lack of spectators brought viewers closer to action than ever before.
As Solomon previously said, “We believe there is an opportunity to bring spectators closer to action than ever before.” And it’s a sport like swimming, gymnastics, track, basketball, beach volleyball. Voices are going to be heard like you’ve never heard before – from ripping and ripping in a pond to these intimate conversations between rivals and coaches. “
“We really believe the Tokyo Olympics will be the most meaningful Olympics of our lives.”
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