New York, NY — Nov. 14, 2019 — An estimated 13.8 million people tuned in to watch U.S. diplomats Bill Taylor and George Kent testify at the first public hearing of the 2019 impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019.
While coverage varied by network, 10 aired live or tape delayed coverage from approximately 10:00 a.m. ET to 4:00 p.m. ET.
The chart below highlights the sum of the average viewing audience for the networks that aired the address.
2019 Impeachment Inquiry – Public Hearing 1
Sum of Networks Live + Same Day
Nov. 13, 2019
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Source: Nielsen, Fast National Ratings.
NOTE: Data above is inclusive of broadcast and cable networks, as well as PBS member stations. Common coverage of ad-supported networks only was 13.6 million viewers P2+. 2019 Networks Included: ABC, CBS, NBC, TEL, PBS, CNN, CNNe, FOXNC, HLN* and MSNBC.