According to the Daily Caller, , two anti-Trump media networks MSNBC and CNN have experienced record declines in viewership since January 2021.
In January, Rachel Maddow’s show on MSNBC was the highest-ranked cable news show with an average of 4,326,000 viewers for the month. Fox News’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight” comes in second with an average of 3,666,000 viewers and Chris Cuomo
CNN ranked third with an average of 3,622,000 viewers, according to ratings provided by AdWeek’s TVNewser.
Other MSNBC prime time shows such as “All In with Chris Hayes” and “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell”, averaged 2,656,000 viewers and 3,369,000 viewers in January, respectively. . CNN’s two shows in the prime time slot “Anderson Cooper 360” and “Don Lemon” have an average of 3,361,000 and 2,749,000 viewers, respectively.
However, Joe Concha, the political columnist for The Hill, on May 10, pointed out on Twitter that the cable news ratings released on May 7 showed “a drop. insight “in terms of average viewership on CNN.
Journalist Concha said: “The decline that CNN is experiencing is very profound,” and “On Friday [May 7], not a single show [of their] reached 900 thousand viewers in total.” .
“By comparison, the [CNN] network averaged 2.74 million viewers in January, so we’re talking about more than two-thirds of [their] spectators,” he added.
MSNBC also had a sharp decline in viewership. Chris Hayes’s show was only 1,600,000 viewers on May 7, Rachel Maddow left 2,495,000 viewers and Lawrence O’Donnell dropped to 1,348,000. Fox News also saw a drop in viewership, though the drop wasn’t too great.