I never thought I would see it, but I guess it was a long time coming. I have a secret to tell you. Also, I’ve been watching election coverage on CNN more than FoxNews because I am not enjoying the bashing of Donald Trump.
Admittedly I have to turn off CNN too but for some reason, I find more of balance in the early part of CNN’s coverage on election night than I do with FoxNews. FoxNews bring on the #NeverTrump crowd like they are contributors, actually some are contributors, who constantly bash the GOP front-runner making the coverage very unwatchable.
As I said, CNN does that but after the grown-ups leave the 1st couple of segments. Check out these numbers.
According to Press Room:
“CNN ranked #1 in cable news in prime time in April. CNN beat Fox News for the fifth time in the last eight months in M-Su prime time (four of the past eight in M-F prime) among adults 25-54. The last time CNN had this many prime time wins in an eight-month period versus Fox News was over 14 years ago (Nov. 2001). CNN also handily topped MSNBC this month in all dayparts, with CNN besting MSNBC for the 22nd straight month in Total Day (among both total viewers and among adults 25-54) and in prime time (among 25-54). In total viewers, CNN has now beaten MSNBC for the fifth straight month (or seven out of eight months) in prime time. CNN continued to top MSNBC by wide margins during the day (9am-4pm) – posting a +36% advantage in total viewers (630k vs. MSNBC’s 464k) and +58% more among adults 25-54 (161k vs. 102k).
In April, CNN had the most growth of any television network (cable or broadcast) among both total viewers and adults 25-54, increasing triple digits in prime time. Among ALL cable networks in April, CNN ranked #7 in total viewers in M-F prime time. In Total Day, CNN was also up vs. last year, increasing +59% in total viewers and +48% among adults 25-54.
Of particular note, CNN has narrowed the gap with Fox News (196k vs. Fox News’ 215k) to its smallest level (-9%) in over seven years (since October, 2008) in Today Day among adults 25-54. CNN beat Fox News in prime time this month among adults 25-54.”
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