President Trump twisted the knife into nemesis “news” network CNN after the fell to 15th place behind the food network and Discovery channel.
Trump reacted to the news by writing “Congratulations” and linking a Daily Caller article.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 22, 2019
CNN finished 15th behind the Discovery Channel, Food Network, TLC and A&E.
Per DailyCaller, CNN had its lowest primetime weekly ratings overall and in the key age demographic last week, according to Nielsen Media Research.
From April 8-12, the network only averaged an audience of 690,000 people and 180,000 in the key 25-54 age demographic. Their coverage last week included three presidential town halls with New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro.
Gillibrand’s town hall only had 507,000 viewers, compared to Inslee’s 549,000 and Castro’s 654,000.
Comparatively, last week, MSNBC’s prime time lineup averaged 1,600,000 viewers with 249,000 in the key demo. Fox News managed to beat CNN and MSNBC combined, with a total viewership of 2,438,000 and 394,000 in the age range.