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Mid-Term Viewership Up as 35 Million Watch U.S. Election Coverage
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Mid-Term Viewership Up as 35 Million Watch U.S. Election Coverage

On Tuesday, November 2, 2010 broadcast and cable networks provided coverage of the 2010 mid-term elections. The figure below represents the combined average audience estimate from 9:00pm-11:00pm. The networks include ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, UNI, CNN, Fox News and MSNBC.

MID-TERM ELECTION VIEWERSHIP
YEAR STATIONS VIEWERS (P2+)
2010 ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, UNI, CNN, Fox News and MSNBC 34,911,000
2006 ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox News and MSNBC 31,398,000
2002 ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox News and MSNBC 26,297,000
Source: The Nielsen Company