Joe Biden-Bernie Sanders Debate Draws 10.8 Million To CNN And Univision
CNN and Univision’s Democratic presidential debate, uncommon in that it was held in-studio with out and viewers due to the coronavirus disaster, drew a mixed 10.87 million viewers on Sunday, in line with the quick nationwide figures from Nielsen.
That could be a dropoff from the 15.Three million viewers for the final debate, held on Feb. 25 in Charleston, SC, when there have been nonetheless seven candidates taking part. However CNN stated that the viewers was the biggest for any of the occasions it has sponsored this cycle.
The coronavirus disaster dominated the early a part of the talk, as Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders outlined how they might deal with the pandemic. The controversy initially was scheduled to be held in Phoenix, however the fears of the virus’ unfold pressured CNN and the Democratic Nationwide Committee to scrap a dwell viewers and transfer the occasion to the CNN studio in Washington, D.C.
The excessive mark for a debate this cycle got here final month, when NBC Information and MSNBC drew virtually 20 million viewers for a presidential debate in Las Vegas. It set a report for essentially the most watched Democratic debate.
CNN stated that nearly 10 million complete viewers watched on the community, and 848,000 on Univision.
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The controversy additionally drove visitors to CNN Digital, which had 3.9 million complete day dwell streams and a couple of.5 million in the course of the debate. That was the biggest quantity for this cycle.