Oscars sees ratings rebound after pandemic slump

STORY: Roughly 18.7 million Americans tuned into this year's Oscars

That's 12% up from last year's show

Hits like 'Top Gun' helped fuel a return to theaters after a 3-year slump

Still this year's Oscars viewership ranks as the all-time third lowest

The popularity of the show is dwindling as audiences turn to streaming