Harris wins town hall war among CNN viewers

Harris wins town hall war among CNN viewers
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Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisBooker campaign rakes in million after Harris exits 2020 race Democrats battle for Hollywood's cash Yang expands campaign with senior hires for digital operations MORE (D-Calif.) drew the most viewers among five Democratic presidential candidates featured in town halls Monday night on CNN.

The town hall event featuring Harris and running in the 10 p.m. hour drew 1.4 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research.  

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersWarren, Buttigieg fight echoes 2004 campaign, serves as warning for 2020 race Democrats battle for Hollywood's cash Sanders, Omar to hit campaign trail in New Hampshire MORE (I-Vt.) drew the second most viewers, with 1.3 million viewers watching him in the 9 p.m. hour on Monday.

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South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegWarren, Buttigieg fight echoes 2004 campaign, serves as warning for 2020 race Chicago Mayor Lightfoot to Buttigieg: 'Break that NDA' to have 'moral authority' against Trump Sanders, Omar to hit campaign trail in New Hampshire MORE fared well in the 11 pm hour, drawing 1.2 million viewers. Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenTrump calls Warren 'Pocahontas,' knocks wealth tax Warren, Buttigieg fight echoes 2004 campaign, serves as warning for 2020 race Democrats battle for Hollywood's cash MORE's (D-Mass.) town hall at 8 p.m. also drew approximately 1.2 million viewers. 

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharBiden: All-white debate not representative of party, but 'you can't dictate' nominee Delaney to DNC: Open second debate stage for candidates who qualified for past events There's a lot to like about the Senate privacy bill, if it's not watered down MORE (D-Minn.) at 7 p.m. was last in viewers among the five candidates, attracting 869,000 viewers.  

Overall, Fox News still won the ratings night, with an average of 2.3 million viewers between 7 p.m. and midnight, compared to 1.8 million for MSNBC and 1.2 million for CNN.

Fox News also won among the 25- to 54-year-old demographic targeted by advertisers, winning an average of 380,000 over the five hours.

CNN topped MSNBC in that demographic, with an average of 371,000 viewers to MSNBC's 285,000.

A town hall with Harris on Jan. 28 is still CNN's most-watched of the 20 town halls the network has hosted to date, drawing nearly 1.9 million viewers. 

The highest rated town hall overall was seen on Fox News earlier this month and featured Sanders. It attracted nearly 2.6 million viewers. 

Klobuchar and Buttigieg will be featured in Fox News town halls on May 8 and May 19, respectively.