Alina Kabayeva Alina Kabayeva

NBC's Sochi Olympics opening ceremony broadcast landed 31.7 million viewers and a 8.7 rating in the adults 18-to-49 demographic.

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That is a 3 percent dip in viewership and 7 percent decline in the key demo from the 2010 Vancouver opening ceremony, which aired live as opposed to Friday's tape-delayed broadcast.

However, Sochi drew the second biggest audience ever for a tape-delayed opening ceremony behind Lillehammer in 1994 (33.8 million).

What did you think of the opening ceremony?