C-SPAN’s livestream of night one of the RNC attracted nearly 440k views, nearly six times more over the DNC, which only attracted about 76k views.
The broadcast TV ratings from Nielsen will be released in the afternoon.
Nielsen found 18.7 million watched the first night of the DNC, which was headlined by Michelle Obama.
It will be interesting to see how the first night of the RNC compares, headlined by Senator Tim Scott.
Night 2 of the RNC will feature first lady Melania Trump as well as Eric Trump and Tiffany Trump.
Mike Pompeo and angel mom Mary Ann Mendoza will also speak.