An estimated 71 million people tuned in to watch coverage of the 2016 presidential election during primetime on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.
While coverage varied by network, 13 aired live coverage from approximately 8:00 pm ET to 11:00 pm ET.
The chart below highlights the sum of the average audience for these networks.
Sum of Networks Live + Same Day (Nov. 8, 2016)
2016 Presidential Election
2016 Networks Included:
ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, TEL, UNI, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business Network, FOXNC, MSNBC, TV One and Lifetime
Sum of Networks Live + Same Day (Nov. 6, 2012)
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2012 Presidential Election
2012 Networks Included:
ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS, UNI, TEL, CNBC, CNN, FOXNC, MSNBC, Current TV and TV One