Presidential Debate Household Rating Slightly Below VP

By SteveK 

Nielsen is reporting the overnight household rating for last night’s presidential debate was a 42.1 (in 55 of the 56 local TV markets).

Last week’s VP debate had a slightly higher figure, with a 45.0. The first presidential debate had a rating of 34.7.

TV Week reports ABC leads in the household rating.

Exact ratings will be available later this afternoon.