Skip to comments.Four million turn into the fourth Republican debate - a drop from SEVEN MILLION: Viewing figures deteriorate as Trump stays away and candidates keep bickering on stage
Posted on 12/07/2023 9:37:06 PM PST by backpacker_c
Cable and television viewers are losing interest in the onstage squabbles among Republican presidential contenders, according to the latest ratings data released after Wednesday night's event.
A total of 4 million tuned in to see the bickering among four candidates hoping to blow past frontrunner Donald Trump, according to data released by NewsNation, which broadcast the debate from Alabama.
That includes 1.6 million who watched it on the growing NewsNation network and 2.5 million who tuned into CW stations who carried the simulcast. It was a record for NewsNation and the biggest audience since 2018 for CW.
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Basically, reruns of old shows, area of viewers..
I bet there will be no post-nomination debates if it’s Biden vs 45.
Who wants to watch deep-state shills Chris Christie and Nikki Haley tell us Trump is Hitler and how we need to support everything the CIA/DOJ/FBI do?
How brutal...Each debate the GOPe, I mean the Rinos, I mean the Republicans have, they lose half their audience.
That’s got to bite.
The RNC and its minions bombard me with several text messages begging for donations.
Until they close the southern border and re-establish these United States they ain’t gettin’ one diddly dam dime!
Shouldn’t that be, “tune in to” instead of, “turn into”? Or is that some more whacky Brit English?
Hey, it was entertaining.
I just read last night that Biden may not be debating . He’s going to stay in his basement.
So the precipitous drop in ratings (in this case) was due to the venue on which it was being aired, then, since the ratings were very high or even record setting ratings.
False narratives have been getting thrown about here by the usual suspects...again.
I loved the old “TRUMP MUST DEBATE!!!” bullsqueeze from the nevertrumpers.
President Trump played it exactly right; ignore the junior high school debates, and plan other, more compelling activities on those days.
I notice we don’t see as much flak from the nevertrumpers after the junior high school “debates” any more.
Heck, guys like Drew68 have all but disappeared from the POTUS mudwrestling in the forum. It’s gotten that hopeless for them!
Trump would be an idiot to debate DeSantis. He's running so far ahead in the polling, he has nothing to gain and much to lose. He'd have to answer questions about his catastrophic final year in office, his handling of Covid and handing the country over to Dr. Fauci.
He's better off talking to sycophants like Hannity and Tucker, who toss him softballs and don't hold him accountable for anything, while attending his increasingly smaller rallies where he preaches to his devoted followers who will happily twist themselves into a pretzel to support whatever position Trump takes that day.
Debait. Like for fishing?
To be fair, bickering on stage is pretty much a debate.
But this is a debate to determine who will be second best.
There is little point in Trump debating anybody, he is a known quantity and will probably easily win primaries. I don’t think he should debate Biden or Newsom or whoever is the opponent, he should just tell people he is too busy to talk to known liars and mental defectives and challenge them to make a pledge of no electoral fraud before he debates them, of course they will not pledge so he can just point to that as proof of their guilt in the matter.
we HAD planned on watching this debate as we had missed the others...then we found out our local carrier was having a “Love Boat” marathon.
Who cares how many TURNED in to the debate?
We want to know how many TUNED into it.
as a Florida resident and native...No! DeSantis is my gov and and I’m ok with that but not as Prez. you must be another “nevertrumper” so I’ll just post that I, and I mean me AND wifey are in the “notTHIStimeDeSantis” camp. if we use the liberal math, that’s a two to one advantage over your guy. maybe next time.
maybe “turned into” means it was accidentally tuned in?
This has turned into a peeing contest at the little kid’s table, usually won by the girl. As usual, Trump is quite wise to avoid it.
It’s still more than who tuned into the Trump/Hannity interview (which was not a townhall). TheDeSantis/Newsom debate also had more tuning in.
That’s because hannity is a stooge and a poser. I am a trump supporter I didn’t even bother to watch that. C’mon.
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