CNN scored a win over its cable news rivals in the news demo of viewers 25-54 with last night’s telecast of the premiere episode of “The Eighties.”
The two-hour premiere, “Raised on Television,” delivered 598,000 viewers in the demo, according to Nielsen Fast National data. That topped Fox News’ 383,000 and MSNBC’s 300,000.
Fox News won total viewers with 1.994 million, followed by CNN with 1.415 million and MSNBC with 1.344 million.
“‘The Eighties: Raised on Television’ is the second most-watched CNN Original Series premiere ever in both total viewers and adults 25-54 (behind ‘Race for the White House: Kennedy vs. Nixon’) and third highest CNN Original Series telecast ever,” the network announced.