Nielsen said "an estimated 73.1 million people" watched Tuesday's debate across 16 channels. The Nielsen ratings only include Americans who watched on television sets. An unknown number of people live-streamed the debate on their phones, listened on the radio, and watched in other ways, which means the total audience easily surpassed 73 million.What was the worst debate in American history?
Many critics said afterward that it was the worst debate in modern American history. Still, viewership on Tuesday night topped all of the debates in 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012, and all but one of the match-ups in 2016. Nielsen's records go back to 1976.What are the ratings for Friday Night SmackDown?
In the latest TV show ratings, Fox’s Friday Night SmackDown drew a 0.5 rating (along with 1.9 million total viewers), holding steady week-to-week to lead the night in the demo READ MORE In the latest TV show ratings, ABC’s coverage of the NFL Draft averaged 4.2 million total viewers and a 1.0 rating, easily leading Thursday night in the demo.What was the TV ratings for June 14?
File this under bittersweet: Manifest topped the Nielsen streaming chart for the week of June 14 — aka just as it had been cancelled after three seasons at NBC. READ MORE In the latest TV ratings, ABC’s Wednesday-night coverage of the NBA Finals Game 4 easily hit an audience high for this year’s championship series, drawing READ MORE