Republican National Convention Night 2 Draws 22.3 Million Viewers, Up 800,000 From 2008

via nielsenwire

An estimated 22.3 million people tuned in to watch the opening night of the 2012 Republican National Convention on Tuesday, August 28, which was pushed back a day due to Hurricane Isaac. […]

The 22 million plus viewers of last night’s RNC—which included three more networks than the comparable night in 2008—bested that night by 800,000 viewers.

2012 Republication National Convention
Sum of Networks Live + Same Day
Day 1-Aug 27, 2012 Day 2-Aug 28, 2012
Rating Number of Viewers Rating Number of Viewers
All Households

No common coverage due to Hurricane Isaac

14.7 16,920,000
Persons 2+ 7.7 22,301,000
Persons 18-34 2.2 1,483,000
Persons 35-54 6.7 5,414,000
Persons 55+ 18.8 14,661,000

Networks Included:
Day 2 – ABC, CBS, CNBC, CNN, FOXNC, CRNT, MSNBC, NBC and PBS

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