CIRCLING THE DRAIN: CNN Posts Lowest-Rated Week in Primetime Since 1991; Report

posted by Hannity Staff - 5.22.24

New boss Mark Thompson isn’t faring any better than the ousted Chris Licht.

The last time CNN’s ratings were this low, Terminator 2: Judgement Day was the big movie and Bryan Adams was top of the music charts. Yeah, it’s bad. Fake Jake, Anderson Cooper, and the rest of the crew just posted its lowest-rated week in primetime since 1991.

From The New York Post:

The cable channel, which touts itself as “the most trusted name in news,” drew just 83,000 viewers aged 25 to 54 during the week of May 13-19 from 8 to 11 p.m. — its lowest-rated week since 1991, according to Nielsen.

The three-hour block during the week features the network’s highest paid anchor, Anderson’s Cooper, with his show “AC360” at 8 p.m., along with “The Source with Kaitlan Collins” at 9 p.m. and “CNN NewsNight” with Abby Phillip at 10 p.m.

By contrast, Fox News garnered more than the twice the audience in the key demo, with 186,000 viewers, according to Nielsen. Left-leaning MSNBC was a distant second with 111,000, the data showed.

CNN’s total viewership for the week was also paltry with 494,000, compared with 2 million for Fox News — which shares common ownership with News Corp, the publisher of The Post. MSNBC pulled in 1.1 million, according to Nielsen.

More over at The New York Post:

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