CNN and FNC Split Debate Cable Win

By SteveK 

Fox News had the most Total Viewers of any cabler during last night’s presidential debate, and CNN won in the A25-54 demo. FNC averaged 9,068,000 Total Viewers, CNN 8,931,000 and MSNBC 3,724,000. FNC and MSNBC grew from last week’s debate.

In the demo, CNN averaged 4,303,000, FNC had 2,961,000 and MSNBC 1,553,000.

For post-debate analysis, CNN won in both categories.

In prime time as a whole, FNC won in Total Viewers and CNN won in the demo.