Tokyo Olympics opening drew 16.7 million TV viewers
By Helen Coster
(Reuters) – NBC’s TV broadcast of the Tokyo Olympic Games opening ceremony drew 16.7 million viewers, the smallest audience since at least 1988, according to preliminary data provided by Comcast-owned NBCUniversal on Saturday.
Across all platforms, including NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, 17 million people watched the ceremony, the company said in an email.
(Reporting by Helen Coster; Editing by Richard Chang)