CNN Presents: McCain Revealed and CNN Presents: Obama Revealed aired back-to-back on Wednesday, and performed well for the network.
The Sen. Barack Obama documentary, however performed significantly better. The program average 566,000 viewers in the A25-54 demo and 1,753,000 in Total Viewers. In the demo, it was the most-watched cable news program of the day. FNC’s Hannity & Colmes was tops in Total Viewers.
The Sen. John McCain documentary averaged 359,000 in the demo and 1,173,000 Total Viewers, putting it #3 at 8pmET. FNC’s The O’Reilly Factor (guest hosted by Laura Ingraham) was first in the timeslot and Countdown on MSNBC was 2nd.
• Earlier: FNC’s Character Counts presidential docs score big for the network.