But while Seacrest’s red carpet ratings were astoundingly low, Variety pointed out that his post-Oscars Live with Kelly and Ryan show brought in its highest ratings in nearly a year. So it’s not like viewers have dropped Seacrest entirely. Another test will emerge when Seacrest returns to host American Idol for its 16th season. I’d say it should be interesting to see how that goes but uh who watches American Idol?