CNN Scores Tank, Down 26% from This Time Final 12 months


CNN noticed an enormous drop of their rankings in April 2019 in comparison with final yr.

Based mostly on findings from Nielsen Media Analysis, CNN’s prime time rankings dropped 26 %, making this April the lowest-rated month for CNN for prime time viewers since October 2015.

MSNBC additionally suffered from a 14 % drop of their rankings from April 2018.

Within the coveted 25- to 54-year-old demographic, which advertisers use to decide on which networks to run their advertisements on, April was additionally CNN’s least-watched month since August 2015, down a whopping 41 % in response to Forbes.

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Fox Information was within the lead with 389,000 viewers, adopted by MSNBC at 255,000 and CNN with 198,000.

In April 2018, Fox had 483,000 viewers, MSNBC had 398,000 and CNN had 336,000.

Fox Information got here in first for prime time rankings with a median of two.four million viewers. At this similar time final yr, Fox Information additionally claimed 2.four million viewers.

CNN’s common viewers for April 2019 in prime time didn’t even breach 1 million, averaging 767,000 viewers.

Newsbusters argued that particular counsel Robert Mueller’s report, which discovered that President Donald Trump didn’t collude with Russia within the 2016 elections, contributed to the drop in rankings for CNN and MSNBC.

“The disastrous information for Russia-obsessed liberals that the Mueller Report wouldn’t result in the speedy finish of the Trump presidency should have put CNN’s viewer base in a deep melancholy,” the web site wrote.

Newsbusters additionally famous that Fox has been probably the most watched prime-time information community for a consecutive 208 months, or 17 years and four months.

Fox’s “Hannity,” with a median of three.086 million viewers and “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” with a median of two.834 million, dominated the highest 5 cable information community prime time reveals. MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Present” was third with 2.630 million viewers, adopted by Fox’s “The Ingraham Angle” with 2.455 million viewers.

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CNN’s highest-rated present was “Chris Cuomo Primetime.” The present averaged solely 917,000 viewers, rating in 26th place.

In keeping with Forbes, this was the present’s “worst-ever efficiency.”

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