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Nearly 20 Million Viewers Tune Into James Comey Testimony

Ten Networks covered live Senate hearing from 10 am to 1 pm 6/09/2017 6:48 PM Eastern

Nearly 20 million viewers watched former FBI director James Comey’s Senate testimony on Thursday, according with Nielsen.

Ten cable and broadcast networks aired some portion of Comey’s June 8 senate testimony with a total viewer count of 19.4 million total viewers, said the ratings research company. Adults over 55 years old drew 13.2 million viewers to top all demos, with people 35-54 (4.2 million) and 18-34 million (1.3 million) following way behind.

Overall, ABC was the most watched network airing the Senate Intelligence Committee live, generating 3.3 million total viewers, while Fox news was the most watched cable news network with 3.1 million viewers, according to Nielsen.

CNN drew more than 1 million adults 25-54 to top all cable and broadcast networks, according to Nielsen.

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