Updated: Florida GOP Debate Averages 5.4 Million Viewers on CNN

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Last night’ debate averaged 5.4 million total viewers and 1.7 million adults 25-54 between 8-10p.  That’s CNN’s best debate result with adults 25-54 and second best result with total viewers. Among cable debates that trails Fox News’ Iowa Debate with total viewers and adults 25-54, and Fox News’ Florida debate in total viewers. Of all debates for this season, CNN’s was 10th out of 18:

2011-2012 Debate Comparison

Program Name Averages, Live+SD

ranked on:

P 2+

P 25-54

Network Date Program Days

(000s)

(000s)

ABC 12/10/2011 ABC NEWS YOUR VOICE, VOTE (IOWA) _____S_

7631

2101

NBC 1/23/2012 ROCK CENTER-B. WILLIAMS (FL) M______

7125

2588

FOXN 12/15/2011 REPUBLICAN PRES DEBATE (IOWA) ___T___

6713

1865

ABC 1/7/2012 ABC NEWS YOUR VOICE, VOTE (NH) _____S_

6271

1737

FOXN 9/22/2011 REPUBLICAN PRES DEBATE (FLORIDA) ___T___

6107

1701

CNN 10/18/2011 WESTERN REP DEBATE (NEVADA) _T_____

5495

1660

CBS 11/12/2011 CBS NEWS: SC REP DEBATE _____S_

5480

1520

FOXN 1/16/2012 REPUBLICAN PRES DEBATE (SC) M______

5475

1573

MSNB 9/7/2011 DEBATE (CALIFORNIA) __W____

5411

1728

CNN 1/26/2012 FLORIDA GOP PRES DEBATE ___T___

5357

1741

FOXN 8/11/2011 REPUBLICAN PRES DEBATE (IOWA) ___T___

5050

1426

CNN 1/19/2012 SOUTHERN GOP PRES DEBATE (SC) ___T___

5022

1717

NBC 1/8/2012 MEET THE PRESS-REP DEBATE (NH) ______S

4151

1444

CNN 9/12/2011 TEA PARTY REP DEBATE (FLORIDA) M______

3613

1132

CNN 11/22/2011 REP NATL SECURITY DEBATE (DC) _T_____

3602

1041

CNBC 11/9/2011 YOUR MONEY YOUR VOTE (MICHIGAN) __W____

3332

993

FOXN 5/5/2011 REPUBLICAN PRES DEBATE (SC) ___T___

3258

854

CNN 6/13/2011 NEW HAMPSHIRE GOP DEBATE M______

3162

918

Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2012 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

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