September 7th, 2012

CNN #1 AMONG CABLE NEWS, TOPPED ABC AND CBS IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND P25-54 ON FINAL NIGHT OF DNC

CNN #1 in Key Demo for Three Night Average of DNC Coverage

CNN beat ABC, CBS, MSNBC and FOX News among Total Viewers and the key P25-54 demo at 10 p.m. ET, and was the #1 most-watched cable news network during all of primetime.

DAY 3: Prime (8-11 p.m. ET)

Total Viewers / P25-54

CNN 4.105M / 1.557M

MSNBC 3.611M / 1.290M

FNC 2.659M / 673k

DAY 3: Keynote Speech Block (10-11:15 p.m. ET)

Total Viewers / P25-54

NBC 8.926M / 3.957M

CNN 5.555M / 2.207M

MSNBC 4.564M / 1.777M

ABC 3.995M / 1.524M

CBS 3.294M / 1.383M

FNC 2.914M / 831k

CNN was the #1 most-watched cable news network among P25-54 for the 3 nights of the DNC, ahead of MSNBC by +5% and +90% vs. FNC:

Prime P25-54 (8-11 p.m. ET)

CNN 1.174M

MSNBC 1.120M

FNC 619k

* data based on Nielsen fast nationals

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