ABC Biggest Election Winner, But Cable Grows

A record 71.5 million viewers in total tuned into the 14 broadcast, cable and Hispanic networks carrying 2008 Election Night coverage on Tuesday, Nov. 4, in prime time, according to Nielsen Media Research data.  

ABC News scored its first presidential Election Night victory among all networks since 1996, with 13.1 million viewers and a 4.4 rating among adults 18-49, up 7 percent in the demo from its