Television Audience Estimates
New York, NY — Aug. 19, 2020 — An estimated 19.2 million people tuned in to watch the second night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, August 18. Day two of the convention was carried live from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and remotely from many venues throughout the country across 10 networks. The night featured speeches from Dr. Jill Biden and former Secretary of State Colin Powell, as well as the formal nomination of former Vice President Joe Biden as the Democratic candidate for president of the United States.
While coverage varied by network, all 10 aired live coverage from approximately 10:00 p.m. ET to 11:15 p.m. ET.
The chart below highlights the sum of the average viewing audience for these networks during common coverage.
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