CNN Earns Election Night Ratings Win

Net Averages 8.8M Viewers, Edging FNC 11/07/2012 9:47 AM Eastern
CNN was the most-watched cable news network on Election Night, topping second-place Fox News Channel, which had dominated the debate nights, by 128,000 viewers.
According to Nielsen fast national ratings data, CNN averaged 8.836 million total viewers from 7 p.m.-2 a.m. (ET) while Fox News was close behind with 8.708 million viewers from when the polls first closed through both President Obamas victory speech and Mitt Romney’s concession address.MSNBC was a distant third, drawing 4.604 million totalviewers.
CNN topped the advertiser-coveted adults 25-to-54 group by a wider margin, averaging 4.387 million viewers to FNC’s 3.494 million and MSNBC’s 2.021 million in the so-called news demo.
CNN also reported record traffic to its website on Nov. 6.
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