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Primary Debate Grabs Cable Record January 23, 2008 11:03 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Cable TV, CNN, News, Television.

Monday night’s Democratic presidential debate on CNN between Senator’s Clinton and Obama and former Senator Edwards was the most-watched primary in cable TV history.

The debate, two hours in length, average a record 4.9 million viewers, with nearly 2 million of those viewers in the key A25-54 demographic. The numbers eclipsed the prior record for the network, last November’s GOP YouTube debate, also on CNN, which drew about 4.5 million viewers.

Source: Nielsen Media Research



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