Bernie Sanders Town Hall finishes third in cable news race, draws 1.4 million viewers

CNN's Town Hall featuring Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders to call on 2020 Democrats to reject money from drug, health insurance industries The hidden connection between immigration and health care: Our long-term care crisis Harris tops Biden in California 2020 poll MORE (I-Vermont) delivered 1.4 million total viewers for the network, finishing third in its 8:00 p.m. timeslot behind Fox News and MSNBC Monday night, according to Nielsen Media Research.

In total viewers, Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight" delivered 2.964 million viewers at 8:00 p.m. ET to finish first in the timeslot, followed by "All In With Chris Hayes" with 1.784 million.

In the 25-54 demographic that advertisers covet most, Fox's Carlson registered 561,000 viewers, followed by CNN's Town Hall with 511,000 and MSNBC's Hayes with 326,000.

The Sanders event fared better from a ratings perspective than previous Town Halls the network has offered up in primetime in recent weeks, but was well behind a January event featuring Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHarris tops Biden in California 2020 poll The Hill's Morning Report - A raucous debate on race ends with Trump admonishment Democrats fret over Trump cash machine MORE (D-Calif.) who drew nearly two million viewers.

Last week, a CNN Town Hall with Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharKlobuchar fundraises for McConnell challenger: 'Two Amys are better than one' The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump digs in ahead of House vote to condemn tweet The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by JUUL Labs - House to vote to condemn Trump tweet MORE drew 1.17 million viewers compared to 2.56 million for "The Ingraham Angle" with Laura Ingraham and 2.46 million for "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell" at 10:00 p.m. ET. That Town Hall was moderated by "CNN Tonight" anchor Don Lemon.

On Feb. 13, a Howard Schultz town hall moderated by "Situation Room" anchor Wolf Blitzer fared noticeably worse in delivering just 1.04 million viewers in finishing third behind Ingraham and O'Donnell at 10:00 p.m.