CNN Records Lowest Ratings in Two Decades: Report

By Ken Lund (Flickr: CNN Center, Atlanta, Georgia) [CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

CNN is a sinking ship. The liberal network reported its lowest day of ratings since 2000.

Mediaite reports:

CNN capped off a weak week in the ratings on Friday, dipping to the network’s lowest Friday in the key 25-54 age demographic since July 14th, 2000.

CNN brought in a total day average of 60,000 demo viewers, just higher than the network’s 59,000 demo viewers in July 2000.

Fox News topped the ratings in the demo and in terms of total viewers on Friday, bringing in 221,000 demo viewers and 1.56 million average total viewers.

MSNBC came in second place with 83,000 demo viewers and 818,000 average total viewers. CNN landed in third place with 303,000 total viewers.

Incoming CNN CEO Chris Licht has pledged to remove much of the over-the-top partisan talent from the network in hopes of returning to facts-based news. Will it work? That remains to be seen.

  1. Hopefully they just close and then target MSNBC next followed by PBS. Dealing with the lies and exxagerations on the regular big media Dem news station and Dem MSN on the Web is enough misinformation propoganda in one day.

  2. CNN deserves the situation they are in. All we reasonable people want are the facts and not what the commentator’s (and their bosses) feel or think. Just give me the News Danno, just the news!!


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