After election stress, movie-going and NFL ratings are up

After election stress, movie-going and NFL ratings are up

Good news for the NFL. The viewership numbers for last night’s Seahawks-Patriots game are in: More than 22 million people watched, the highest audience figures since the beginning of the season. People also flocked to the movies this weekend. According to one box office analysis, revenue surged by as much as 50 percent this weekend

Could it be that now that the bruising, many would say toxic, campaign we just lived through is finally over, people are ready for a bit of an escape? 

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