CNN Dominates Ratings

| June 5, 2020

For the first time since late 2001, CNN dominated the ratings from the 25 to 54 age group. This is based on Nielsen ratings for May 29 through June 3.

With the exit of some of their respected journalists and their replacement with more left-leaning hosts, this does not come as a surprise. When other respected members of the old Fox News exit the network, more news like this may become common.

From The Wrap:

As protests in the wake of the killing of George Floyd continued through the week, CNN hit a major ratings milestone: On Wednesday, the network notched its sixth day in a row in the top spot among the cable news channels for total day and primetime viewers in the advertiser-coveted age demographic of 25 to 54.

This is the first time CNN has topped those viewership groups in 19 years.

According to Nielsen ratings, from Friday, May 29 to Wednesday, June 3, CNN beat Fox News and MSNBC in the demo in total day ratings, measuring from 6 a.m. ET to 6 a.m. ET. Due to data availability, Wednesday’s numbers were measured from 6 a.m. ET to 3 a.m. ET.

The Wrap has the rest of the story here.

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USMC Steve

So, a good many 25 to 49 year olds prefer to hear uninformed opinions rather than actual news reporting? Wow, just Wow. Stupidity is indeed on the rise.


This kind prefers to be lied to, I guess.

5th/77th FA

Ratings up because they did the poll/survey? Or more people are in the airports going from riot to riot? How about doctors offices starting to let patients back into the waiting rooms?

I’ll take stupid mofos for 1000 Alex!


When you want to see what your violent DNC brownshirt insurrectionists are up to, you go right to their public relations arm, namely CNN. Not unexpected to see the channel that encourages rioters to see a boost in ratings around the riots.


Worst Journalist of the Year, Don Lemon (Worst Journalist of the Year)’s ear-licking running cover for these riots has been legend in the worst-est of ways.
The whole un-American lot of them disgust me.
Dis-Honorable mention: Joy Reid of PMSNBC. Race baiting turd, Obama sycophant, redistributive justice proponent.


Fredo Cuomo, who has repeatedly been caught lying just in the last few months, earns the Worst Lawyer of the Year.

His broadcast included this gem the other night, “please, show me where it says protesters are supposed to be polite and peaceful.”

How anyone can get into law school, let alone graduate one and pass the bar, without knowing the clauses of the First Amendment is beyond me. “The right of the people peaceably to assemble.”

Apparently he forgets that the freedom of assembly has a massive caveat right in the amendment, it must be peaceable!

Veritas Omnia Vincit

Is this so much a win for CNN or a testament to the lackluster offerings at the other networks?

Most of their competition these days seems like lukewarm pablum, hard to look at and even harder to choke down…

I’ve been avoiding all media for the most part during the entire isolation period, being essential I’ve still been working and doing my thing but mostly avoiding mainstream news sites and sticking to simple aggregators like Reuters or AP and perusing the headlines for points of interest.

Been reading a lot of the Sermo site for physicians regarding their polling on COVID treatments and the effectiveness of their experiences.

In reading the article at The Wrap it appears that added together these news sources aren’t capturing the public like they used to at all…the numbers added together quickly in my head the three networks quoted MSNBC, FOX, CNN had a total of just over 5 million viewers on Sunday…not even five percent of the population…


Barely 1.5% and ol’ Poe’s not one of them…




Got your six, Brother Poe.


Yeah, CNN took the key demo ratings. Certainly a big deal because of advertising dollars. Fox News as usual had the most total viewers by a healthy margin. Unlike Fox News, CNN can’t consistently replicate that success. They depend on special events like natural disasters, social unrest, presidential election season, draw eyeballs. The other 95% of the time are ho-hum slow news days where CNN rides the caboose.

Slow Joe

I guess the airports are opening.

A Proud Infidel®™

That and VA waiting rooms.

Comm Center Rat

LMAO. I don’t care who you are, that there’s funny!


Was at he VA this week. The waiting room TV had some stupid “hip hop housewives” crap on. Like I’m sure that’s what the VA demographic is demanding. BTW, a huge sign was posted :” Do Not Change Channel”


Change it with a middle finger.



“Oh look! I found the up button for intelligence.”


It looks like a telling sign of what’s coming in November not a big surprise here excellent job
Republicans LMAO….
Next time don’t drag your ass for three years


This just goes to prove that when you are out to get only shit, listen to the outfit that flings it the fastest and farthest. You’ll always get your fill.

A Proud Infidel®™

Did they sensationalize their news crew getting arrested?


Since they’re such a paragon of journalistic integrity, I’m totally sure they didn’t set that all up. Right?


CNN, or the Cartoon News Network, was Barrack Hussein’s favorite media source for tongue baths.


A poll?

Yeah. Like any of that crap is valid or has meaning.

100% of me think the numbers have been rose-food since Star Trek was in its first run.

Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH B Woodman

Wow! Six days……out of 365 days.