Leading broadcast and cable primetime telecasts in the United States in 2016, by number of viewers (in millions)

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The statistic shows the leading broadcast and cable primetime telecasts in the United States in 2016, by number of viewers. The Academy Awards telecast, aired on February 28, 2016, ranked fifth with 34.43 million viewers.
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December 2016
United States
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The figures do not include election night telecasts or programming that aired on multiple networks at once, such as the presidential debates.

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