FOX News Channel
January 2017


Shepard Smith to Lead Inauguration Coverage on FOX Broadcast Network

 FOX News Channel (FNC) will present live coverage of the Inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence leading up to and following the ceremony. Special Report’s Bret Baier and The First 100 Days’ Martha MacCallum will co-anchor America’s Election Headquarters: Inauguration 2017, on Friday, January 20th from 11AM/ET-5PM/ET, as the 45th President and Vice President of the United States are sworn into office. Contributions will also be provided by co-anchors of America’s Newsroom Bill Hemmer and Shannon Bream, senior political analyst Brit Hume, co-host of The Five Dana Perino and FOX News Sunday’s Chris Wallace, Additionally, The First 100 Days (7PM/ET) anchored by MacCallum, will broadcast three shows during its debut week live from Washington, D.C.

Special Programming presented live from Washington, D.C. includes:

Thursday, January 19th

6-9AM/ET – FOX & Friends (live from the National Mall)

9-11AM/ET – America’s Newsroom co-anchored by Bill Hemmer and Shannon Bream (live from Lafayette Park)

2-3PM/ET – America’s News Headquarters anchored by Martha MacCallum (live from Lafayette Park)

4-5PM/ET – Your World with Neil Cavuto (live from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Building)

5-6PM/ET – The Five (live from the National Mall)

6-7PM/ET – Special Report with Bret Baier (live from Lafayette Park)

7-8PM/ET – The First 100 Days (live from the National Mall)

9-10PM/ET – Tucker Carlson Tonight (live from the National Mall)

10-11PM/ET – Hannity (live from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Building)

Friday, January 20th

5-9AM/ET – FOX & Friends (live from the National Mall) **extended coverage

9-11AM/ET – America’s Newsroom co-anchored by Bill Hemmer and Shannon Bream (live from Lafayette Park)

11-5PM/ET – America’s Election Headquarters: Inauguration 2017 (live from the National Mall)

5-6PM/ET – The Five (live from the National Mall)

6-7PM/ET – Special Report with Bret Baier (live from the National Mall)

7-8PM/ET – The First 100 Days (live from the National Mall)

8-9PM/ET – The O’Reilly Factor (live from D.C.)

9-10PM/ET – Tucker Carlson Tonight (live from the Inaugural Ball)

10-11PM/ET – Hannity (live from the Inaugural Ball)

Saturday, January 21st

6-10AM/ET – FOX & Friends co-hosted by the weekday hosts (live from the National Mall)

10-12PM/ET – Cost of Freedom: President Donald Trump anchored by Neil Cavuto (live from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Building)

12-2PM/ET – America’s Newsroom co-anchored by Bill Hemmer and Shannon Bream (live from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Building)

4-5PM/ET – Your World with Neil Cavuto (live from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Building)

8-9PM/ET – Watters’ World hosted by Jesse Watters (live from D.C.)

9-10PM/ET – Justice with Judge Jeanine (live from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Building)

During the course of the events, FNC anchors and correspondents will be contributing to special live coverage throughout locations in D.C. Chief White House correspondent John Roberts will be covering the President-elect from multiple scenes. Chief political correspondent Carl Cameron, chief congressional correspondent Mike Emmanuel, chief national correspondent Ed Henry and national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin will report live from the U.S. Capitol Building. Covering the parade route will be Happening Now’s Jenna Lee from outside of the Trump Hotel, correspondent Doug McKelway from the Freedom Plaza and correspondent Rich Edson from John Marshall Park. Correspondents Peter Doocy and Kristin Fisher will be live from the National Mall. Regarding security issues, correspondents Mike Tobin and Griff Jenkins will be covering any protests that may arise. White House correspondent Kevin Corke will be live from the White House, and correspondent Leland Vittert will report from Joint Base Andrews for President Obama’s departure ceremony. Additionally, correspondents Garrett Tenney and Elizabeth Prann will also be live from locations in D.C.

On the FOX Broadcast Network, FNC’s chief news anchor Shepard Smith will provide live coverage from Washington, D.C. on Inauguration Day from 11AM/ET-4PM/ET, which will be offered to the FOX affiliates and available to stream on Also contributing to FOX Broadcast will be FNC’s Mike Emanuel. and the FOX News app will be live streaming the Inaugural proceedings beginning at 11AM/ET with anchor Shepard Smith.  Live video coverage will be accompanied by an up-to-the-minute live blog, offering users the ability to follow the events in real-time, along with commentary from around the globe as the event unfolds.  Viewers can also follow along on social media, by following the Fox News Facebook page, or on Twitter at @FOXNews.

Additionally, FOX News Radio (FNR) will provide complete coverage of the Inauguration ceremony beginning Thursday, January 19th. FNR’s Jared Halpern and Laura Ingle will co-anchor the main event, with correspondents reporting live from multiple locations in Washington D.C.

FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news.  A top five cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for nearly 15 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.



FOX News Media Contact:

Carly Shanahan

January 12, 2017

PBS NewsHour and Twitter Partner to Live Stream Coverage of Inauguration Day 2017

Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA (January 12, 2017) — PBS NewsHour in partnership with Twitter will live stream special coverage of Inauguration Day 2017 on Twitter from 11am – 5pm ET on Friday, January 20, 2017. The special broadcast will be anchored by managing editor Judy Woodruff, with NewsHour correspondents John Yang reporting from the steps of the U.S. Capitol and Lisa Desjardins from the National Mall. NewsHour’s livestream will include the swearing in of the 45th President of the United States Donald J. Trump and the 48th Vice President of the United States Mike Pence on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, the Inaugural Address and Parade, and the arrival of President-elect Trump at the White House.

NewsHour’s broadcast coverage will live stream on Twitter globally at and @NewsHour and will be available to both Twitter’s logged-in and logged out audience.

“We are delighted to partner with Twitter for Inauguration Day coverage,” said Sara Just, NewsHour’s executive producer and WETA SVP. “The peaceful transition of power from one president to the next is a powerful moment in the American democratic process. And this year, it comes at a time when the country is embroiled in political discourse like we have rarely seen. Streaming public broadcasting’s thoughtful coverage on Twitter will allow more Americans to experience the inauguration and join in discussion around it.”

Anthony Noto, COO at Twitter, added, “Twitter is where news and politics are discussed in real time every day, and we’re excited to collaborate with PBS NewsHour around this historic event to bring public broadcasting’s live coverage to Twitter. NewsHour’s broadcast will integrate dependable, thorough coverage with the live Inauguration Day conversation on Twitter.”

Joining Woodruff in studio will be a panel of guests including New York Times columnist David Brooks; syndicated columnist Mark Shields; the Cook Political Report’s Amy Walter; PBS NewsHour Weekend special correspondent Jeff Greenfield; chair of the American Conservative Union Matt Schlapp; interim director of GW’s Graduate School of Political Management Lara Brown; and senior advisor and national spokesperson for @MoveOn Karine Jean-Pierre.

PBS is Twitter’s exclusive live streaming partner for Inauguration Day. As part of the live stream, comprehensive sponsorship packages will be available via Twitter.

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January 13, 2017


JANUARY 13, 2017 -- NBC News and MSNBC together will deliver wall-to-wall coverage of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20th, anchored live from Washington, D.C. and NBC News world headquarters in New York, with anchors and correspondents reporting from Capitol Hill, the parade route, the National Mall, the White House, across the country, and around the world.

Inauguration coverage on the NBC broadcast network begins at 7 a.m. ET as Matt Lauer co-hosts “TODAY” live from Washington, D.C. on Friday morning, with Al Roker, “Meet the Press” moderator and NBC News political director Chuck Todd and NBC News analyst Nicolle Wallace.

Beginning at 10 a.m. ET, “NBC Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt leads coverage from Capitol Hill, joined by NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw, Todd and Wallace. NBC News analysts Ben Ginsberg and Hugh Hewitt and NBC News presidential historian Michael Beschloss will also join the network’s coverage.

“NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” originates live from Washington, D.C. both Thursday and Friday, with an expanded one-hour broadcast on Inauguration Day.

On MSNBC, coverage kicks off with a special four-hour edition of “Morning Joe” live from The Dubliner pub in Washington, D.C. from 6 - 10 a.m. ET.

Rachel Maddow, Brian Williams, and Chris Matthews lead MSNBC’s all-day coverage beginning at 10 a.m. ET, anchored from MSNBC World Headquarters in New York, with live reports from MSNBC and NBC News correspondents on the ground in Washington and beyond.

Prime time coverage and analysis continues on MSNBC throughout the night as the Trumps and other dignitaries attend inaugural balls.

MSNBC will anchor live from Washington D.C leading up to Inauguration Day. Throughout the week, MSNBC will air all-new series that go behind the scenes of preparations for the inauguration and look ahead at what’s to come from the Trump administration.

NBC News and MSNBC journalists contributing to inauguration coverage include:

  • Andrea Mitchell, Hallie Jackson, Kristen Welker, Kasie Hunt, Katy Tur, Kelly O’Donnell and Chris Jansing positioned across the Capitol complex.
  • Al Roker, Tamron Hall, Kate Snow, Peter Alexander, and Craig Melvin along the Pennsylvania Avenue parade route.
  • Ron Allen at the White House.
  • Hans Nichols at the Pentagon.
  • Jacob Soboroff on the National Mall.
  • Pete Williams and Miguel Almaguer will report on the day’s events for “NBC Nightly News.”
  • Stephanie Gosk, Jacob Rascon, and Cal Perry covering security and protests across Washington D.C.
  • Correspondents outside the Beltway for domestic reaction include: Gadi Schwartz along the US/Mexico Border, Kevin Tibbles in Pemberville, OH, Ron Mott in Pittsburgh, PA, and Tammy Leitner in North Carolina.
  • Correspondents around the world for global reaction include: Richard Engel and Bill Neely in Moscow, Kelly Cobiella in Berlin, Keir Simmons in Davos, Matt Bradley in Tel Aviv, Lucy Kafanov in London, Ali Aruzzi in Tehran, Claudio Lavanga in Rome and Janis Mackey Frayer in Beijing.
Special coverage will stream live on beginning at 10 a.m. ET. The live stream will also be available on NBC News apps and OTT platforms.

The digital hub will feature a range of unique editorial and multimedia content including a live blog of updates from the field.

NBC News Digital will also be launching Dear Mr. President, a series featuring real people’s messages for President Trump, both of hope and of concern. Citizens profiled from across the country and the political spectrum will tell the incoming president the issues on their mind and share pieces of advice as he begins his term. This will be paired with a social media campaign which asks readers to share letters to the president as either a photo of an actual written message or as a video submission with the hashtag #DearMrPresident. The best of these submissions will be curated into NBC News and MSNBC coverage.

In addition, starting on Inauguration Day, NBC News will be launching a timeline featuring the single most important moment, meeting, tweet, and more from each day of President Trump’s first 100 days in office.

CBS News
January 17, 2017





       CBS News will deliver comprehensive coverage and original reporting on television, CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 live streaming news service, and all CBS News platforms on Inauguration Day, Friday, Jan. 20. The multi-platform coverage will originate from Washington, D.C., with CBS News’ experienced political team of anchors and reporters including: CBS THIS MORNING Co-Hosts Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell; CBS EVENING NEWS Anchor and Managing Editor Scott Pelley; FACE THE NATION Anchor and CBS News Political Director John Dickerson; and Elaine Quijano, Josh Elliott, Vladimir Duthiers and Reena Ninan on CBSN. CBS News Correspondents Major Garrett, Nancy Cordes, Jeff Pegues, Margaret Brennan, Jan Crawford, Chip Reid, Kris Van Cleave, Anna Werner and Errol Barnett will report from Washington; Erin Moriarty and Peter Van Sant will provide reporting from Wisconsin, Texas and Maryland; and Elizabeth Palmer will report from Moscow. CBS News Contributor Bob Schieffer, who has covered has covered 14 Presidential Inaugurations since 1965, will also join the coverage.

CBS News’ comprehensive Inauguration Day coverage will include newsmaker interviews and coverage of key ceremonies and events, the swearing-in of President-elect Donald Trump and the parade and balls, in addition to security and potential protests.

CBS News’ television coverage plans include:

7:00 AM-4:00 PM, ET: Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell anchor CBS THIS MORNING and CBS News’ special coverage live from the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Scott Pelley joins CBS THIS MORNING and anchors CBS News’ all-day coverage from the swearing-in through the parade. John Dickerson, Bob Schieffer and CBS THIS MORNING: SATURDAY Co-Hosts Anthony Mason and Alex Wagner plus the extensive team of CBS News correspondents will contribute to the sustained coverage.

6:30-7:30 PM, ET: Scott Pelley anchors an expanded, one-hour edition of the CBS EVENING NEWS (6:30-7:30 PM, ET) live from Washington on Inauguration Day. The CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY (6:30-7:00 PM, ET) will also originate from Washington tomorrow, Jan. 18 and Thursday, Jan. 19.

8:00 PM-9:00 PM, ET: CBS News broadcasts CHANGE AND CHALLENGE: THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD TRUMP, a one-hour live, in-depth, primetime special anchored by Gayle King and John Dickerson exploring what a Trump presidency will mean for the country, what’s ahead in the first 100 days, and what the election taught us about ourselves as a country. Is this a long-overdue rebuke to the government class, as supporters say, or is this a threat to the nation, as critics claim? Featuring CBS News correspondents around the country, the special will examine an unprecedented new American leader, how he will govern and if he can unify Americans.

On Saturday, Jan. 21, Anthony Mason and Alex Wagner continue CBS News’ coverage with a live broadcast of CBS THIS MORNING: SATURDAY (check local listings) from the National Mall.

The Sunday, Jan. 22 edition of CBS SUNDAY MORNING will deliver in-depth reports on various aspects of the Inauguration, ranging from a look back at the legacy of President Barack Obama to aspects of the Inauguration of Donald Trump.

FACE THE NATION will also feature in-depth analysis of the Inauguration and what lies ahead for the new Administration on its Jan. 22 edition.


CBSN will have extensive, on-the-ground coverage all day and night, including the Network’s special reports. CBSN’s around-the-clock coverage, available for free across all leading digital platforms, will originate from Washington with Elaine Quijano, Josh Elliott, Vladimir Duthiers and Reena Ninan. Leading up to the Inauguration, Quijano will report on the latest moves in Washington on “Red and Blue,” CBSN’s daily politics program that debuted earlier this month, and will explore how Americans across the nation are being impacted by the transition to a new administration (Monday-Thursday, 9:00 PM, ET). CBSN propels into 2017 on the heels of its #1 quarter to date, setting viewership records and drawing 90.3 million streams in Q4 2016 to deliver 50% growth over Q3 2016 and 173% over Q4 2015.

CBS Newspath:

CBS Newspath, the Network’s 24-hour television newsgathering service for CBS stations and broadcasters around the world, will also offer full Inauguration Day coverage. A team of CBS Newspath correspondents including Craig Boswell, Don Champion, Kenneth Craig, Weijia Jiang, Jamie Yuccas, will report from Washington on Inauguration Day and surrounding it.

CBS Radio News:

CBS Radio News will provide live, anchored and short-form special reports of the Inaugural ceremonies. CBS Radio News will broadcast live anchored coverage of the public event at the Capitol, as well as special reports throughout the day and a wrap-up program of the day’s events at 5:10 PM, ET. CBS Radio News’ coverage will be available to the Network’s 600 plus, as well as on a web stream and apps for iPhone and Android devices.

About CBS News:

CBS News is the news and information division of CBS Corporation, dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. Headquartered in the famed CBS Broadcast Center in New York, CBS News has bureaus across the globe and produces influential, critically acclaimed programs providing original reporting, interviews, investigations, analysis and breaking news 24 hours a day, seven days a week. CBS News provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSN,, CBS Radio News and CBS Mobile. CBS News is home to the nation’s #1 news program, 60 MINUTES, the 24/7 digital streaming news network, CBSN, and the award-winning broadcasts CBS THIS MORNING, Co-Hosted by Charlie Rose, Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King, THE CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY, 48 HOURS, FACE THE NATION and CBS SUNDAY MORNING.

About CBSN:

CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage across platforms. CBSN launched on November 6, 2014, and has grown significantly since its debut. CBSN is currently available on, connected TV devices and gaming consoles including Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3, Roku players and Roku TV models, Xbox One, and Xbox 360, as well as the CBS News mobile apps for Android, iOS and Windows 8.1. Follow CBSN on Twitter @CBSNews and on Facebook and Instagram.

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Press Contact:      

Lance Frank

January 17, 2017

Make NPR Your Inauguration Day Headquarters

Listen Live, and Watch All the Day's Events at

Tuesday, January 17, 2017; Washington D.C. - On Friday Jan. 20, NPR will offer special coverage of all the events surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump including the parade, Trump's speech, the oath of office, the counter protests and the Inaugural balls – complete with insights and analysis from reporters in the field.

NPR News coverage will be available to listeners and viewers on Member station broadcasts, and online at

See stations and broadcast times at


NPR's Audie Cornish and Steve Inskeep will co-host live coverage along with White House correspondent Tamara Keith from the U.S. Capitol from 10 am until 4 pm ET. They will be joined by NPR reporters to comment and provide context: Mara Liasson, Ron Elving, Nina Totenberg, Sarah McCammon, Mary Louise Kelly and Domenico Montanaro.

Special coverage continues from 2 to 4 pm ET with Here & Now hosts Jeremy Hobson and Robin Young.

Later, tune into All Things Considered where host Ari Shapiro will be interview Trump supporters as they pilgrimage to the nation's capital. Shapiro will ride along a group of thirteen students as they travel from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia to the inaugural parade in Washington, D.C.

Digital News Coverage will carry the pool video stream live from the inauguration, where viewers can watch President-elect Trump's speech and swearing-in. will also feature a live inauguration day blog with breaking news, pictures and analysis of the day's events.

NPR's famous real-time fact-checker is back! The NPR Politics team, with help from reporters and editors across the newsroom will live-annotated Trump's speech. The transcript of the speech will be available with added analysis, context, and fact-checking.

The NPR Politics podcast will provide an end-of-day wrap up.

Follow Along With NPR Reporters in the Field

White House: Scott Horsley

Inside the U.S. Capitol: Susan Davis

Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol: Scott Detrow

Capitol Grounds: Don Gonyea, Brakkton Booker & Ailsa Chang

On the Mall: Cory Turner & Alexi Horowitz; Jennifer Ludden & Laurel Wamsley; Robin Young & Jill Ryan/Alex Ashlock, Kirk Siegler & Marisa Penaloza, Jim Howard

Virginia Voters on Mall: Ari Shapiro & Jinae West

Protests: Pam Fessler, Joe Shapiro, and Kelly McEvers

Trump Hotel: Hansi Lo Wang

Review Stand: Adrian Florido

Motorcade: David Welna

Canadian Embassy: Joshua Johnson (WAMU)

Balls: Elizabeth Blair

Facebook Live

NPR will have a few live video moments on Facebook to capture the scene in Washington, D.C. – including shots from the Canadian Embassy (giving a front and center vantage of the parade), the national mall, the possible counter protests and various feeds from around the city.

WAMU's 1A host Joshua Johnson will also appear on Facebook live to offer his firsthand account and commentary.

A Nation Engaged

In case you missed it, NPR organized a special series leading up to the inauguration, called A Nation Engaged. NPR and its Member stations worked together to encourage national conversations about important questions facing the nation. NPR Member stations in California, North Carolina, Texas, and Wisconsin hosted community discussions to ask the question: "What do you want the new President to know about you or your community as he takes office?"

Highlights of these conversations as well as follow-up interviews with the participants aired on NPR's On-Point.

The program is being rebroadcast on member stations over the course of inauguration week.

The Nielsen Company
January 21, 2017


An estimated 31 million people tuned in to watch Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.

While coverage varied by network, 12 networks aired live coverage from approximately 10:00 am ET to 6:00 pm ET.

The chart below highlights the sum of the average audience for these networks.


Sum of Networks Live + Same Day: Jan. 20, 2017

No. of Viewers
All Households 20.1
Persons 2+
Persons 18-34
Persons 35-54
Persons 55+
Copyright © 2017 The Nielsen Company

2017 Networks Included:

ABC, CBS, NBC, TELEMUNDO, UNIVISION, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business Network, Fox NC, Galavision, HLN and MSNBC.

Historical Inauguration Day Coverage

January 21, 2017


CNN Up +27% in Prime Time, Up +20% in Total Day vs. 2013

17 Million Live Stream Starts; Record 2.3 Million Peak Concurrent Viewers

CNN ranked a strong #2 in cable news during the Inauguration of President Donald Trump yesterday, January 20th.   CNN also dominated MSNBC throughout the day and primetime in total viewers, among adults 25-54 and in 18-34.  CNN is up compared to the nation’s last Presidential Inauguration in January 2013.

12noon–12:30pm (Oath and Inaugural Address):

CNN ranked #2, posting a +127% advantage over MSNBC in total viewers, +283% more among adults 25-54 and +369% in 18-34.

Compared 2013, CNN was up +7% among total viewers, up +12% among adults 25-54 and +12% among 18-34.

CNN:              3.375 million total viewers / 1.208 million adults 25-54 / 521k 18-34

MSNBC:         1.487 million total viewers / 315k adults 25-54 / 111k 18-34

Fox News:       11.768 million total viewers / 2.992 million adults 25-54 / 917k 18-34


CNN ranked #2, with a +115% advantage over MSNBC in total viewers, +268% more among adults 25-54 and +325% in 18-34.

Compared 2013, CNN was up +8% among total viewers, up +7% among adults 25-54 and +11% among 18-34.

CNN:              3.047 million total viewers / 1.071 million adults 25-54 / 442k 18-34

MSNBC:         1.420 million total viewers / 291k adults 25-54 / 104k 18-34

Fox News:       10.483 million total viewers / 2.646 million adults 25-54 / 795k 18-34


CNN ranked #2, with a +67% advantage over MSNBC in total viewers, +155% among adults 25-54 and +140% in 18-34.

Compared 2013, CNN was up +10% among total viewers, up +20% among adults 25-54 and +22% among 18-34.

CNN:              2.326 million total viewers / 842k adults 25-54 / 319k 18-34

MSNBC:         1.389 million total viewers / 330k adults 25-54 / 133k 18-34

Fox News:       7.901 million total viewers / 1.946 million adults 25-54 / 511k 18-34


CNN ranked #2 during this coverage block, averaging +83% more than MSNBC in total viewers, +189% more among adults 25-54 and +207% in 18-34.

Compared to 2013, CNN was up +3% among total viewers, up +10% among adults 25-54 and up +14% in 18-34.

CNN:              2.463 million total viewers / 872k adults 25-54 / 341k 18-34

MSNBC:         1.345 million total viewers / 302k adults 25-54 / 111k 18-34

Fox News:       8.430 million total viewers / 2.090 million 25-54 / 566k 18-34

Primetime (8-11pm):

CNN ranked #2 in primetime, with a +179% lead over MSNBC in total viewers, +252% more among adults 25-54.  In 18-34, CNN had a +5% advantage over Fox News and a +266% advantage over MSNBC.  Compared to 2013, CNN was up +27% among total viewers, up +10% among adults 25-54.

CNN:              4.528 million total viewers / 1.392 million adults 25-54 / 384k 18-34

MSNBC:         1.621 million total viewers / 395k adults 25-54 / 105k 18-34

Fox News:       6.958 million total viewers / 1.766 million adults 25-54 / 367k 18-34

Total Day (3am-3am):

In total day, CNN ranked #2 and posted a +102% advantage over MSNBC in total viewers, +185% more among adults 25-54 and +210% in 18-34.

Compared to 2013, CNN was up +20% in total viewers, up +20% among adults 25-54 and +7% in 18-34.

CNN:              2.055 million total viewers / 708k adults 25-54 / 226k 18-34

MSNBC:         1.018 million total viewers / 248k adults 25-54 / 73k adults 18-34

Fox News:       5.280 million total viewers / 1.346 million adults 25-54 / 312k 18-34

CNN Digital:

CNN Digital saw 16.9 million live starts via, apps and connected devices. The live stream audience peaked at 12:15pm during President Trump’s Inaugural address at 2.3 million concurrent streams – tying for the top event on record with Election Day 2016. CNN Digital also welcomed 33 million global multiplatform unique visitors, seeing 37 million video starts and 173 million page views throughout the day.