CNN Sees Ratings Boost From Presidential Race – Trump-Bashers on FOX Drag Network Down
And it’s only gotten worse.
CNN, more moderate and accepting of the Trump phenomena, has seen a ratings bonanza this election cycle.
The Wall Street Journal reported:
Since the start of the year, when the primary season began in earnest, CNN’s prime-time audience has more than doubled to 435,000 viewers a night in its target demographic of 25- to 54-year-olds, according to Nielsen.
After years of weak ratings, the network is nipping at the heels of Fox News, the longtime ratings leader in cable news, whose prime-time audience has grown 42% to 450,000 viewers, and is roughly doubling the audience of MSNBC, the weakest of the three major cable news channels. which is up 73% at 225,000.