CNN claimed in an April tweet that it would not air its presidential candidate city halls for scores, and as a substitute produces them as a result of “it is the best factor to do.”
That is a superb factor.
On Tuesday night time, CNN hosted its newest city corridor, this time with 2020 Democratic political hopeful Beto O’Rouke, and the early scores are the a number of the lowest the ratings-challenged cable information community’s city halls have seen.
O’Rourke’s city corridor (10-11:15 pm ET) CNN delivered 714,000 common viewers and 194,000 in the important thing age demographic 25-54, based on early Nielsen Media Analysis numbers.
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Fox Information Channel delivered 2,260,000 viewers and 362,000 within the age 25-54 throughout the identical time interval, whereas MSNBC delivered 2,196,000 and 315,000 age 25-54.
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O’Rourke’s scores have been approach beneath Kamala Harris’ CNN January 28 city corridor — which introduced in nearly 2 million viewers to the community — and worse even than their March 27 city corridor with Corey Booker, which drew in beneath one million viewers.
In the meantime, FNC’s city corridor with Bernie Sanders on April 15 drew in 2,554,000 viewers and 489,000 within the age group 25-54. And FNC’s city corridor with presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg dominated the cable information panorama this previous Sunday night time.
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The particular occasion, anchored by Chris Wallace in Claremont, New Hampshire, drew in 1.1 million common viewers based on Nielsen knowledge, to high MSNBC and CNN mixed.
MSNBC attracted solely 621,000 common viewers throughout the identical time interval (7 pm ET) and CNN wound up with solely 447,000 viewers.
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Please observe that the early cable information channel scores format differs from the usual scores you’ll obtain this afternoon.