With data from the cable newsers and the broadcast networks now in from Nielsen, the inauguration of the 46th Potus topped that of the 45th. Across CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, ABC, NBC and CBS, the 11:45-12: 15 Pm Et swearing in ceremony of Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris was seen by about 40 million viewers.
That’s a more than 1.5 million jump over what the bragging former Celebrity Apprentice host pulled in back in 2017 for his oath of office and prophetic declaration of “American carnage.”
Yesterday CNN was No. 1 in the pivotal half-hour with an audience of around 10 million. Fnc took a big drop from its top spot of four years ago with 11.8 million viewers, falling to sixth place with a small audience of just 2.7 million of its primarily conservative viewership tuning in.
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