ABC Information’ George Stephanopoulos and President Trump have been outperformed by John Legend, Chrissy Teigen and Steve Harvey.
Stephanopoulos’ closely promoted Sunday night time interview with the president attracted three.91 million viewers, whereas ABC’s “Movie star Household Feud” picked up 6.1 million viewers in the identical timeslot, on the identical community one week prior, in keeping with TV by the Numbers, which cited Nielsen rankings.
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The episode of “Movie star Household Feud” that trounced Trump within the rankings featured the household of Legend and Teigen battling the forged of Bravo hit “Vanderpump Guidelines” with Harvey internet hosting.
ABC Information aired a number of headline-making clips of Stephanopoulos’ sit-down with Trump previous to the primetime particular, so maybe viewers have been sick of it earlier than it formally aired. Stephanopoulos additionally needed to compete with Fox’s U.S. Open Golf Championship, which received the night time averaging 7.29 million viewers.
Regardless of disappointing viewership, Trump made headlines through the wide-ranging interview. The president stated he can be prepared to take heed to international governments in the event that they approached him with info on a political rival, mentioned UFOs, and even requested his chief of workers to go away the room as a result of he was coughing.
Trump additionally mentioned his favourite a part of the job, unveiled plans for a brand new paint job for Air Drive One and even referred to as Stephanopoulos “a bit sensible man” throughout a testy change.
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“George, you are being a bit sensible man, OK, which is, you recognize, typical for you,” Trump stated when requested why he did not reply questions from Particular Counsel Robert Mueller about obstruction.
“Simply so that you perceive. Quite simple,” Trump stated. “It is quite simple. There was no crime. There was no collusion. The massive factor’s collusion. Now, there isn’t any collusion. Which means they set, it was a setup, in my view, and I believe it’ll come out.”
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In the meantime, the forged of “Vanderpump Guidelines” defeated the Legend household the earlier Sunday on “Movie star Household Feud.”