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Media Advisory: Third Night of 2020 Republican National Convention Draws 17.3 Million Viewers

Television Audience Estimates

New York, NY  — Aug. 27, 2020 — An estimated 17.3 million people tuned in to watch the third night of the 2020 Republican National Convention on Wednesday, August 26. Day three of the convention was carried live from Washington, D.C. and remotely from many venues throughout the country across 11 networks. The night featured speeches from former U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell and Vice President Mike Pence, who formally accepted his nomination as the 2020 Republican vice presidential candidate.

While coverage varied by network, all 11 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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