Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The beauty pageant is a relic of the past; TV audience for "Miss America' down by more than half since 2013

As demonstrated by these graphs
Source:  TV by the Numbers

Much ado about nothing
'Miss America just isn't the same': Twitter rips new red carpet competition.  (USA Today, 9/10/2018)
From the Let's-make-a-necklace-of-Twitter-posts School of Journalism.

Related reading:
Miss America 2019 Ratings: Viewership Falls Again For Revamped Pageant.  (Forbes, 9/10/2018)

Miss America broadcast ratings drop again, creates trending moments.  (Press of Atlantic City, 9/13/2017)
Sunday night’s telecast of the 2018 Miss America Competition on ABC drew 5.6 million viewers and a 1.2 Nielsen rating, according to a release from the Miss America Organization.
ABC’s ‘Miss America Pageant’ Surges to its Best Ratings Since 2004.  , 9/13/2013)

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