CNN Wins Cable Election Night With Best Night Ever

By SteveK 

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CNN was the top rated cable channel during Election Night in prime time, even topping broadcast networks NBC, CBS and FOX in Total Viewers.

In the A25-54 demo, CNN was the top rated cable network as well.

This was CNN’s highest-ever viewership in prime time.

Total Viewers (8-11pm)
ABC — 13,135,000
CNN — 12,292,000
NBC — 12,018,000
FNC — 9,027,000
CBS — 7,829,000
MSNBC — 5,888,000
FOX — 5,137,000

A25-54 Demo (8-11pm)
ABC — 6,083,000
NBC — 5,838,000
CNN — 5,817,000
FNC — 3,922,000
CBS — 3,548,000
MSNBC — 2,662,000

Maybe it was the holograms.

Earlier: ABC wins among broadcast networks.