Our 10 most-watched programs of the week on Slingbox, non-sports edition, were as follows. Check after the list for a few quick thoughts on this week’s most-watched home entertainment:
1. The Walking Dead
2. The Oscars
4. The Big Bang Theory
5. Super Tuesday 1
6. CNN Republican Presidential Debate
7. America’s Election HQ
8. The Bachelor
9. The Place for Politics 2016
10. Grey’s Anatomy
The 88th Academy Awards were this past Sunday, and Slingbox fans tuned in to see which of their favorite films and actors walked away with the acclaimed Oscar statue. Chris Rock was the host of the 2016 awards, which took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles and honored the best in cinematic achievements for the 2015 year.
The films with the most nominations were The Revenant, with 12 nominations and Mad Max: Fury Road which received 10. These films didn’t disappoint in their categories. The Revenant won for Best Cinematography, Best Directing and Leonardo DiCaprio finally snagged his well-deserved Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Mad Max: Fury Road won for Costume Design, Film Editing, Makeup and Hairstyling, Production Design, Sound Mixing and Sound Editing.
Aside from those two films cleaning up at the 2016 Oscars, there were many actors and films that deserved recognition and walked away with awards of their own. First time winner Brie Larson won Best Actress for her role in Room, Alicia Vikander won Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in The Danish Girl and Mark Rylance won for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in Bridge of Spies. Last but not least, Spotlight beat out the intense competition and won Best Picture.
The 2016 Oscars were an entertaining way to say farewell to an exciting award season!! We’ll be back Friday with sports.