Election Night Coverage Draws 56.9 Million Viewers Across 21 Networks

Fox News was the most-watched network, followed by CNN and MSNBC

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2020's election night ratings were down 22% compared to the 2016 presidential election. Getty Images
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The 2020 presidential race between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden has yet to be decided—but the Nielsen numbers are in and viewership was down 20% from 4 years ago.

@ajkatztv aj.katz@adweek.com A.J. Katz is the senior editor of Adweek's TVNewser.
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