HLN anchor Robin Meade and former President George H.W. Bush completed their skydive Friday afternoon, and the live coverage drew viewers to the network.
For the 1:45pmET quarter hour time period, HLN averaged 187,000 A25-54 demo viewers. FNC was 2nd with 157,000, followed by CNN and MSNBC.
Meade’s “Morning Express” Website saw a huge jump in hits from the skydive and interview with the former President, up 1,084% from Thursday-Monday over the entire month of May.