MSNBC’s Ocasio-Cortez Town Hall Bombs in Ratings
MSNBC’s Town Hall Friday evening featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez failed to take off in the ratings, trailing far behind Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight.
According to Nielsen’s early ratings, the Town Hall hosted by MSNBC’s All In host Chris Hayes garnered 1,568,000 total viewers against Carlson’s 2,656,000. CNN’s Anderson Cooper came in last with 733,000 total viewers. Fox News drew 420,000 viewers aged 25-54, while the MSNBC town hall had 232,000 viewers and CNN had just 155,000 in the demo, according to the ratings.
MSNBC’s 8 p.m. primetime slot featured the freshman congresswoman and other guests discussing the Green New Deal in front of an audience in the Bronx, N.Y.