‘Justin Bieber’s Wild Ride’ Fails to Draw Viewers for CNN
CNN’s Friday night special Justin Bieber’s Wild Ride missed the mark for the network, only drawing 515,000 total viewers and barely notching more than 200,000 viewers in the adults 25-54 demo.
Of the coverage Jeff Zucker said at theRealScreen Summit (per Variety), “No news organization is perfect, and CNN is not always perfect,” he said, adding that “ I think we had this right. We did cover the Bieber story, and I’m not going to apologize for what we did.”
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Friday, January 24th at 10PM/ET
FNC’s Hannity: 1,221,000 in P2+ (271,000 in 25-54)
MSNBC’s Investigates: 382,000 in P2+ (137,000 in 25-54)
CNN’s Justin Bieber Wild Ride: 515,000 in P2+ (202,000 in 25-54)