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Over 1 million more people watched Biden's inauguration than Trump's

Posted On: Mar 9, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Over 1 million more people watched Biden's inauguration than Trump's

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden's inauguration secured over 1 million more viewers than former President Donald Trump's did, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
Biden's ceremony drew 39.87 million people across the major networks and cable channels, about a 4% increase from what Trump got in 2017, according to Nielsen.
Trump, notoriously obsessed with ratings , was unable to tweet about the news on Thursday following his permanent suspension from the social network.
Here's how the inauguration ratings sorted out among the biggest channels:
CNN cleaned up with 9.9 million viewers on average, more than any other outlet
ABC averaged 7.66 million
NBC News averaged 6.89 million
MSNBC 's average rounded up to 6.53 million
CBS News came in at 6.07 million viewers on average
Fox News came in last with just 2.74 million

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