July 27th, 2016
03:10 AM ET

INDONESIA’S YOUNG INNOVATORS ON CNN’S TALK ASIA

Next month, CNN’s ‘Talk Asia’ has got its eyes on Indonesia – the world’s fourth largest country. CNN takes a look at some of the country’s biggest game changers and the personalities that are making waves in the archipelago both domestically and internationally.

In this episode, CNN’s Manisha Tank sits down with three key Indonesian figures who are young, innovative and represent a rapidly changing and fast developing Indonesia.

‘Talk Asia’ catches up with Indonesia’s first Formula One racer Rio Haryanto, as he opens up about making history and representing Indonesia on the Grand Prix stage. Manisha Tank then meets one of the founders of lifestyle concept group Potato Head, Ronald Akili, who is representing Indonesia internationally. At his notable Potato Head Beach Club in Bali, Ronald Akili opens up about his success in starting one of the country’s most successful business brands. Finally, CNN gets access to one of the hottest start-ups in Indonesia, Go Jek, to find out how Nadiem Makarim is hoping his app will help solve an age old problem: traffic and congestion.

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Topics: CNN • CNN International
CNN #1 by Far Last Night Among Broadcast and Cable News Networks
July 26th, 2016
02:29 PM ET

CNN #1 by Far Last Night Among Broadcast and Cable News Networks

CNN is Way up vs. 2012

CNN Digital Opens DNC Convention With 19 Million Unique Visitors

First Night DNC:  Broadcast and Cable News Coverage of First Lady Michelle Obama, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders

During the first night of the Democratic National Convention, CNN outperformed all the cable and broadcast news channels by wide margins in both total viewers and among adults 25-54

CNN delivered 6.208 million P2+and 2.187m adults 25-54 (10-11:30pm)

MSNBC delivered 4.597 million  P2+ and 1.398m adults 25-54 (10-11:30pm)

NBC News delivered 4.293 million P2+ and 1.731m adults 25-54 (10-11:25pm)

ABC News delivered 4.107 million  P2+ and 1.351m adults 25-54 (10-11:28pm)

Fox News delivered 3.330 million P2+ and 898k adults 25-54 (10-11:30pm)

CBS News delivered 3.206 million P2+ and 1.052m adults 25-54 (10-11:25pm)

First Night DNC:  Cable News Primetime 8-11pm

Last night during primetime, CNN ranked #1 in cable news with 5.120 million total viewers, +37% more than second place MSNBC’s 3.749 million and Fox News’  3.731 million.   Among adults 25-54, CNN also ranked #1 with 1.702 million, MSNBC followed with 1.075 million and Fox News’ lagged far behind with 858k.

Compared to the first night of the DNC 2012 (Tuesday, September 4), CNN is up by a dramatic +70% in total viewers (5.120 million vs. 3.003 million 2012) and is up an impressive +70% among adults 25-54 (1.702 million vs. 1.002 million 2012)  during primetime.

CNN has overtaken MSNBC to rank #1 in both total viewers and adults 25-54 this year vs 2012 when MSNBC was ranked first on the first night of the DNC.

CNN Digital

CNN Digital opened the DNC Convention week with 19 million unique visitors across desktop and mobile devices — matching the start of the RNC Convention in Cleveland. CNNgo live stream starts were up double-digits from the first day of the RNC. CNN Politics also welcomed 7 million unique visitors across properties, along with 8 million video starts.

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Topics: 2016 Election • Ratings
CNN DELIVERS HIGHEST RNC PERFORMANCE ON RECORD
July 22nd, 2016
02:08 PM ET

CNN DELIVERS HIGHEST RNC PERFORMANCE ON RECORD

CNN Beats All the Broadcast Networks for the First Time Ever on the Final Night of the Republican National Convention

 CNN Way Up vs. 2012; Narrows Demo Gap with Fox Significantly Since Four Years Ago

CNN Digital 2016 Convention Performance Tops 2012 & 2008

Final Night:  Cable News Prime Time 

On the final night of the Republican National Convention, CNN delivered its highest RNC performance on record among total viewers.  Last night, CNN attracted 4.323 million total viewers, +81% more than MSNBC’s 2.395 million; Fox News had 7.179 million in total viewers in prime time.  Among adults 25-54, CNN had 1.375m, MSNBC trailed with 716k and Fox News delivered 1.728 million.

Compared to the final night of the RNC in 2012, CNN is up by a dramatic +161% in total viewers (4.323m vs. 1.658m in 2012) and is also up an impressive +137% among adults 25-54 (1.375m vs. 581k in 2012) during primetime.  CNN has narrowed the gap with Fox in the demo 25-54 compared to four years ago.  In 2012, CNN averaged 581k to Fox News’ 1.627m on the final night; this year, CNN averaged 1.375m to Fox’s 1.728m on the final night in primetime.

Final Night:  Broadcast and Cable – 10 pm11:45pm (except CBS 11:42pm)

For the first time ever, CNN beat all three broadcast networks during their prime time RNC coverage in both total viewers and adults 25-54.

CNN also easily outperformed MSNBC during this time period.

Total Viewers

Fox News – 9.354m

CNN — 5.477m

NBC – 4.587m

ABC – 3.867m

CBS – 3.809m

MSNBC 2.954m

Adults 25-54

Fox News – 2.483m

CNN – 1.901m

NBC – 1.766m

ABC – 1.434m

CBS  – 1.208m

MSNBC – 927k

CNN Digital

Across all metrics, the 2016 RNC Convention outpaced both the 2008 and 2012 RNC Conventions on CNN Digital properties. 18 million multiplatform visitors turned to CNN Digital, and 7 million visited CNN Politics on the final day of the Cleveland convention. Video starts also reached 16 million on CNN.com and across mobile apps.

 

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Topics: 2016 Election • Ratings
CNN Politics: #1 for 16 Months Straight
July 21st, 2016
03:08 PM ET

CNN Politics: #1 for 16 Months Straight

More Video Starts Than Fox News Politics & MSNBC Combined

June 2016 marked the 16th straight month of CNN Politics winning streak online. The network topped all competitors by triple-digit percentages, and saw more video starts than Fox News Politics and MSNBC combined.

#1 Multiplatform Unique Visitors

Doubling the traffic of nearly every other outlet, CNN Politics attracted an audience of 39 million unique visitors across platforms in June 2016 beating second place HuffPost Politics by 19 mm visitors.

39 mm: CNN Politics

  • 19 mm: HuffPost Politics
  • 18 mm: MSNBC TV
  • 14.0 mm: Politico.com
  • 13.8 mm: Fox News Politics
  • 9 mm: The Hill

Source: comScore Multi-Platform Media Metrix, June 2015 – June 2016. Based on News/Information – Politics Category.

#1 in Video Starts

CNN Politics topped every category competitor for the month with 77 million video starts in June —more than the combined total of MSNBC, Fox News Politics and TYT Network.

77 mm: CNN Politics

  • 25 mm: MSNBC TV
  • 22.4 mm: Fox News Politics
  • 22.1 mm: TYT Network
  • 8 mm: Politico.com
  • 7 mm: Bloomberg.com – Politics

Source: comScore Video Metrix, June 2015 – June 2016. Based on News/Information – Politics Category. Video is desktop only.

#1 in Multiplatform Views

More than doubling the views of every other outlet, CNN Politics earned 267 million multiplatform views in June. CNN posted gains of 139% from the prior year while Fox News Politics dropped 21% from the month prior.

267 mm: CNN Politics

  • 115 mm: Politico.com
  • 92 mm: MSNBC TV
  • 79 mm: Fox News Politics
  • 77 mm: HuffPost Politics
  • 67 mm: RealClearPolitics.com

Source: comScore Multi-Platform, June 2015 – June 2016; Views are browser only and include desktop video. Based on News/Information – Politics Category.

#1 in Minutes

For the month of June, audiences spent more time consuming CNN Politics content than that of any other political news outlet. In fact, users interacted with CNN Politics twice as long as MSNBC and Fox News Politics.

667 mm: CNN Politics

  • 335 mm: MSNBC TV
  • 304 mm: Fox News Politics
  • 181 mm: Politico.com
  • 75 mm: Salon.com
  • 71 mm: HuffPost Politics

Source: comScore Multi-Platform, June 2015 – June 2016; Based on News/Information – Politics Category.

CNN Worldwide Earns 15 News & Documentary Emmy Nominations Setting New Network Record
July 21st, 2016
02:57 PM ET

CNN Worldwide Earns 15 News & Documentary Emmy Nominations Setting New Network Record

CNN Worldwide was honored with 15 News & Documentary Emmy® Award nominations, it was announced today by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.  Setting a new network record, the nominations were spread across CNN’s diverse brand portfolio including CNN/U.S., CNN en Español, CNN Original Series and CNN Films.
CNN’s nominations include:
OUTSTANDING COVERAGE OF A BREAKING NEWS STORY IN A REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWSCAST

Anderson Cooper 360

Europe’s Refugee Crisis – Reports by CNN’s Arwa Damon

OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS REPORT IN A REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWSCAST

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer

US Spy Plane Over China

OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM IN A REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWSCAST

Anderson Cooper 360

Secret Deaths: The Hospital with a Serious Heart Problem

OUTSTANDING NEWS DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS

Anderson Cooper 360

#BeingThirteen: Inside the Secret World of Teens

Anderson Cooper 360

Police Under Fire

OUTSTANDING LIVE COVERAGE OF A CURRENT NEWS STORY: LONG FORM

CNN Special Report

CNN Debates Coverage                                                                                                            

OUTSTANDING BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC REPORTING: LONG FORM

CNN Newsroom with Poppy Harlow

Hunger Games: Feeding America's Most Vulnerable Children

CNN Original Series          

High Profits: Dreams of Empire    

BEST DOCUMENTARY

CNN Films  

Life Itself                                                                                                                                   

OUTSTANDING EDITING: DOCUMENTARY AND LONG FORM

CNN Films                                                                                                                                   

Life Itself

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DIRECTION AND SCENIC DESIGN

CNN Original Series

The Hunt with John Walsh: Torture House                                                                               

OUTSTANDING PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT

CNN Brand Campaign                                                                                                              

AC/AB Heart of the Story

The Seventies         

The Seventies Campaign

OUTSTANDING NEWSCAST OR NEWS MAGAZINE IN SPANISH

CNN en Español

Directo USA

OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM IN SPANISH

CNN en Español

DOCUfilms

Muros de Agua

 

About CNN

CNN Worldwide is a portfolio of two dozen news and information services across cable, satellite, radio, wireless devices and the Internet in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. Domestically, CNN reaches more individuals on television, the web and mobile devices than any other cable TV news organization in the United States; internationally, CNN is the most widely distributed news channel reaching more than 271 million households abroad; and CNN Digital is a top network for online news, mobile news and social media.  Additionally, CNN Newsource is the world’s most extensively utilized news service partnering with hundreds of local and international news organizations around the world.  CNN is division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner Company.

 


Topics: Awards • CNN • CNN en Espanol • CNN Films • CNN Originals Series • CNN U.S.
CNN Tops ABC, CBS, MSNBC During Third Night of RNC: Narrows Gap with Fox News From 4 Years Ago
July 21st, 2016
02:13 PM ET

CNN Tops ABC, CBS, MSNBC During Third Night of RNC: Narrows Gap with Fox News From 4 Years Ago

CNN Tops ABC News, CBS News and MSNBC during Third Night of the Republican National Convention

CNN Way Up vs. 2012, Narrows Demo Gap with Fox Significantly Since Four Years Ago

CNN Digital Outpaces 2008 & 2012 Convention Performance

In prime time (8-11pm) last night, CNN attracted 3.031 million  total viewers, +84% more than MSNBC’s 1.645 million; Fox News had 5.813 million in total viewers during Day Three of the Republican National Convention.  In the demo 25-54 CNN had 893k, MSNBC trailed with 452k,  Fox News delivered 1.313 million. 

Compared to the night of the VP nomination in 2012, CNN is way up in total viewers (3.031m vs. 1.115m in 2012) in primetime. In the demo, CNN is also up dramatically (893k vs. 342k in 2012).  CNN has narrowed the gap with Fox in the demo 25-54 compared to four years ago.  In 2012 CNN averaged 342k to Fox News’ 1.422m; this RNC convention, CNN averaged 893k to Fox’s 1.313m in primetime.

From 10pm-11:15pm, when the broadcast networks were in convention coverage, CNN beat ABC News, CBS News in total viewers and among adults 25-54 during Day Three of convention coverage.  CNN also easily outperformed MSNBC during this time period.

Total Viewers — 10pm

Fox News – 7.247m

NBC – 5.060m

CNN — 3.436m

CBS – 2.531m

ABC – 2.303m

MSNBC 1.964m

 

Demo 25-54 – 10pm

NBC – 1.770m

Fox News – 1.717m

CNN – 1.043m

ABC – 799k

CBS  – 718k

MSNBC – 549k 

An audience of 18 million turned to CNN Digital on the third day of the RNC Convention in Cleveland. CNN.com unique visitors exceeded the unique visitors of the Wednesday of the RNC convention in 2012 by 44% and video starts by 212% and the Wednesday of the 2008 RNC convention in uniques by 55% and video starts by 324%. CNN Politics also welcomed 8 million unique visitors and 8 million video starts on day 3 in Cleveland.

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Topics: 2016 Election • CNN • Ratings
CNN Digital Tops All Competitors, Sets Traffic Records for June 2016
July 20th, 2016
03:18 PM ET

CNN Digital Tops All Competitors, Sets Traffic Records for June 2016

14th Straight Month as #1 in Digital Video

CNN Digital reached a record high number of visitors in June 2016, outpacing all news and information competitors with more multiplatform unique visitors, mobile unique visitors, multiplatform views, video starts and consumption time than any other news outlet. June also marked the network’s 14th straight month as the number one source for digital news video.

#1 IN MULTIPLATFORM UNIQUE VISITORS
CNN welcomed a record-breaking 116 million unique visitors in June, besting every other outlet and maintaining its number one rank. CNN topped second place Yahoo News by 16 million visitors across platforms and third place BuzzFeed.com by 38 million.

CNN: 116 Million Unique Visitors

  • Yahoo News – 100 million uniques
  • BuzzFeed.com – 78 million uniques
  • The New York Times – 75 million uniques
  • HuffingtonPost.com – 74 million uniques
  • WashingtonPost.com – 71 million uniques

Source: comScore MultiPlatform based on CNN Brand entity — June 2016

#1 IN MOBILE UNIQUE VISITORS
CNN saw 88 million unique visitors on mobile devices in June — a record setting month, and a 78% increase from the year prior and 18% more than second place Yahoo News.

CNN: 88 Million Unique Visitors

  • Yahoo News – 75 million uniques
  • BuzzFeed.com – 65 million uniques
  • The New York Times – 59.4 million uniques
  • HuffingtonPost.com – 58.5 million uniques
  • WashingtonPost.com – 56 million uniques

Source: comScore mobile metrix based on CNN Brand entity — June 2016

#1 IN MULTIPLATFORM VIEWS
With nearly a half billion more multiplatform views than its nearest competitor, CNN registered an impressive 1.9 billion views in June 2016.

CNN: 1.9 Billion Views

  • Yahoo News – 1.4 billion views
  • FoxNews.com – 1.1 billion views
  • WashingtonPost.com – 945 million views
  • The New York Times – 905 million views
  • MSN News – 715 million views

Source: comScore MultiPlatform based on CNN Brand entity — June 2016

#1 IN MULTIPLATFORM TIME SPENT
Across desktop and mobile devices, visitors spent more time consuming CNN content than that of any other news organization – 3.8 billion minutes last month.

CNN: 3.8 Billion minutes spent

  • FoxNews.com – 3.3 billion time spent
  • Yahoo News – 2.5 billion time spent
  • BuzzFeed.com – 1.6 billion time spent
  • The New York Times – 1.4 billion time spent
  • BBC News – 1.3 billion time spent

Source: comScore MultiPlatform based on CNN Brand entity — June 2016

#1 IN MOBILE TIME SPENT
CNN mobile users spent a record-breaking 1.4 billion minutes consuming content in June, 13% more than second place BBC News.

CNN: 1.4 Billion Minutes

  • BBC News – 1.2 billion minutes
  • BuzzFeed.com – 1.12 billion minutes
  • Yahoo News – 1.10 billion minutes
  • FoxNews.com – 921 million minutes
  • The New York Times – 869 million minutes

Source: comScore mobile metrix based on CNN Brand entity — June 2016

#1 VIDEO STARTS
The clear and undisputed leader in news video, CNN once again beat all news competitors in video starts with 292 million video starts in June — nearly double that of the nearest competitor Yahoo News.

CNN: 292 Million Starts

  • Yahoo News – 154 million starts
  • FoxNews.com – 152 million starts
  • BuzzFeed.com – 103 million starts
  • MSN News – 69 million starts
  • Dailymail.co.uk – 56 million starts

Source: comScore Video Metrix based on CNN Brand entity — June 2016. Video data is desktop only

#1 VIDEO TIME CONSUMED
Audiences spent an incredible 2 billion minutes consuming CNN video in June, a 40% jump from the year prior.

CNN: 2.0 Billion Minutes

  • FoxNews.com – 1.5 billion minutes
  • Yahoo News – 877 million minutes
  • MSN News – 829 million minutes
  • CBSNews.com – 392 million minutes
  • BuzzFeed.com –256 million minutes

Source: comScore Video Metrix based on CNN Brand entity — June 2016. Video data is desktop only

#1 SOCIAL MEDIA
CNN again ranked as the number one social news outlet in the world, with more mentions, fans and followers than any other competitor.

#1 mentioned news brand across social platforms
#1 news brand on Facebook with 22 million Facebook fans
#1 most followed news brand on Twitter with 66 million across CNN’s main accounts
#1 most followed news brand on Instagram with 2.1 million followers

Sources: Social Mentions: Sysomos, 6/30/2016. Brand comparisons for social mentions include ABC News, Fox News, NBC News, CBS News, msnbc, Huffington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo, NPR and HLN; Social comparisons for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: Shareablee, 6/30/2016. Brands included in comparison are ABC News, BBC World News, Buzzfeed, CBS News, Daily Mail, Fox News, Mashable, MSNBC, NBC, NowThis, NPR, Huffington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo, VICE, and VICE News. CNN Facebook number includes CNN Facebook flagship account only. Twitter for CNN includes @CNN and @CNNBRK. Instagram for CNN includes flagship account only.

CNN Tops ABC News, CBS News and MSNBC during Second Night of the Republican National Convention
July 20th, 2016
01:43 PM ET

CNN Tops ABC News, CBS News and MSNBC during Second Night of the Republican National Convention

CNN #1 In Prime Among Younger Viewers (18-34)

CNN Way Up vs. 2012, Fox News is Down

20 Million Turn to CNN Digital; #1 Day for CNN Politics in 2016 Election Cycle

CNN beat ABC News, CBS News and MSNBC in total viewers at 10pm last night during Day Two of the Republican National Convention.

In the demo, CNN also topped ABC News, CBS News. And MSNBC.

 

Total Viewers — 10pm

Fox News – 5.262m

NBC – 4.682m

CNN — 3.064m

ABC – 2.329m

CBS – 2.537m

MSNBC 1.533m

 

Demo 25-54 – 10pm

NBC 1.563m

Fox News – 1.165m

CNN – 944k

CBS – 792k

ABC – 749k

MSNBC – 467k

In prime time (8-11pm), CNN attracted 2.793 million, +81% more than MSNBC’s 1.539 million; Fox News had 4.838  million in total viewers.  In the demo, 25-54 CNN had 816k, MSNBC lagged far behind with 435k; Fox News delivered 1.002 million.   Among younger viewers 18-34, CNN was #1 with 256k, Fox News followed with 196k and MSNBC trailed with 105k

Compared to the second night (prime time) of the RNC in 2012, CNN is way up in total viewers (2.793m vs. 1.115m in 2012), Fox News is down (4.838m vs. 5.846m in 2012).  In 2012 MSNBC had 1.299m total viewers.

CNN Digital’s second day of the Cleveland convention outranked all convention days since 2008 in unique visitors, with a whopping 20 million turning to CNN across desktop and mobile devices. CNN Politics also saw it’s top performing day of the entire 2016 Election cycle, welcoming 10 million unique visitors.

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Topics: 2016 Election • Ratings
CNN International puts the green agenda centre stage through new series, ‘Eco Solutions’
'Eco Solutions' host Isa Soares
July 20th, 2016
11:06 AM ET

CNN International puts the green agenda centre stage through new series, ‘Eco Solutions’

Saturday 23 July at 1330 BST / 1430 CET

Air quality, polluted oceans and energy production: these are just some of the environmental issues blighting our planet today. Who has the answers? What’s been proven to work?

Each month CNN’s ‘Eco Solutions’ takes an issue from the green agenda and looks at what people are doing to address the issue.

Hosted by CNN anchor Isa Soares, ‘Eco Solutions’ takes viewers to meet the people across the globe whose innovations are helping to combat our rapidly growing effects on the environment.

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CNN Tops Broadcast Nets During 1st Nite of RNC; Up From '12, '08
July 19th, 2016
01:40 PM ET

CNN Tops Broadcast Nets During 1st Nite of RNC; Up From '12, '08

CNN Tops Broadcast Networks in Total Viewers during First Night of the Republican National Convention

CNN Way Up vs. 2012, 2008

CNN DIGITAL TRAFFIC TOPS ALL 2008 & 2012 CONVENTION DATES

 

CNN beat the three broadcast networks last night in total viewers at 10pm during the first night of the Republican National Convention.  

In the demo, CNN also topped ABC and CBS News.

Total Viewers — 10pm

Fox News – 6.348m

CNN — 3.943m

NBC – 3.913m

ABC – 3.643m

CBS – 2.693m

MSNBC 1.995m

  

Demo 25-54 – 10pm

NBC 1.637m

Fox News – 1.600m

CNN – 1.373m

ABC – 1.254m

CBS – 785k

MSNBC – 503k

In prime time (8-11pm) CNN attracted 3.603 million, +87% more than MSNBC’s 1.925 million; Fox News had 5.502 million in total viewers.  In the demo, CNN had 1.181m, MSNBC lagged far behind with 469k.  Fox News delivered 1.301million.  

Compared to the first night (prime) of the RNC in 2012, CNN is way up in total viewers (3.603m vs. 1.201m in 2012), Fox News is down (5.502m vs. 5.150m in 2012).  In 2012 MSNBC had 1.317m total viewers.  

Compared to 2008, CNN is also up in total viewers —  3.603m vs. 2.497m in 2008.  Fox had 5.101m and MSNBC had1.424m in 2008. 

CNN Digital kicked off the 2016 convention season strong with the first day in Cleveland ranking #1 across all metrics compared to every day of the 2008 and 2012 RNC and DNC conventions. It exceeded the first day of the RNC's 2008 convention in unique visitors by 55% and video starts by 336%.

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Topics: 2016 Election • CNN • Ratings
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