Who's Watching The 2019 Oscars

2019 Oscars’ Survey Findings RE: Audience Preferences

The Meet Group’s social entertainment apps (MeetMe®, LOVOO®, Skout®, and Tagged®) help millions of people (ages 18-35) connect – and also gives us the ability to provide you with brand, new survey findings from this cohort as well as other age groups on what they find most intriguing about Hollywood’s most important awards show of the year.

2019 Key Oscars’ Survey Findings

  • HOST OR NO HOST – THAT IS THE QUESTION!? For the first time in decades, there will be no host for the Oscars. How do you feel about watching the show without a host?

  • More than 1/5 of respondents (22.5%) were disappointed that there would be no host to roast the celebrities throughout the show

  • However, close to 15% of our survey respondents (13.9%) said, “Great, we don’t need a host anyway!”

  • The remaining respondents had no opinion to this question


  • More than 1/5 (21.8%) of the survey respondents reported that Seeing who wins is what they enjoy most about watching the Oscars.

  • Close to 12% of survey respondents reported that they most enjoy the celebrity fashions/Red Carpet pre-shows

  • More than 5% of survey respondents reported that they most enjoy the acceptance speeches

  • The remaining respondents said that they do not watch the Oscars

  • AND THE WINNER FOR BEST PICTURE GOES TO… Who would you most like to win best picture?

  • The top three films selected by our survey respondents were:

  • Black Panther: 33.1%

  • Bohemian Rhapsody: 22.6%

  • A Star is Born: 12.4%

  • Lady Gaga is expected to win big for her recent film ‘A Star Is Born’.

  • Do you like seeing her on the big screen?

  • I did not see “A Star is Born” (57.3%)

  • No – stick to music (14.9%)

  • Yes – she is so talented (27.9%)

  • According to research conducted in 2016, the Academy consisted of 75% Caucasian members & 92% male members.

  • Who would you like to see more of in the Academy?

  • More Women: 21%

  • More Diverse Ethnic Groups: 22.2%

  • Both: 31.2%

About The Meet Group The Meet Group (NASDAQ: MEET) is a portfolio of mobile social entertainment apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. We leverage a powerful live-streaming video platform, empowering our global community to forge meaningful connections. Our primary apps, MeetMe®, LOVOO®, Skout®, and Tagged®, keep millions of mobile daily active users entertained and engaged and originate untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. Our apps, available on iPhone, iPad, and Android in multiple languages, use innovative products and sophisticated data science to let our users stream live video, send gifts, chat, and share photos. The Meet Group has a diversified revenue mix consisting of in-app purchases, subscription, and advertising, and we have offices in New Hope, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Dresden, and Berlin. For more information, visit themeetgroup.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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