GOP Debate Viewership Plunges by 30%
GOP debate viewership plunges by 30% in second debate.
– Fewer than 10 million people tune in, down from 14 million in the first debate.
This is the lowest viewership for a Republican debate
Republican debate since Donald Trump became a candidate.
The debate was the most-watched telecast on cable news
– but it still fell short of the ratings for the first debate.
The decline in viewership could be due to a number of factors
including voter fatigue, the lack of a clear frontrunner in the race
and the fact that the debate was held on a weeknight.