Harris wins town hall war among CNN viewers

Harris wins town hall war among CNN viewers
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Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisCastro swears off donations from oil, gas, coal executives Harris leads California Democrats in condemning HUD immigrant housing policy Billionaire's M gift to Morehouse grads points way to student debt solution 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 Sanders2020 Democrats join striking McDonald's workers Billionaire's M gift to Morehouse grads points way to student debt solution Poll: Nearly half of Clinton's former supporters back Biden 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 ButtigiegButtiegieg backs NFL players' right to protest during anthem: I 'put my life on the line to defend' that 2020 Democrats join striking McDonald's workers Poll: Nearly half of Clinton's former supporters back Biden MORE fared well in the 11 pm hour, drawing 1.2 million viewers. Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenThe Hill's Morning Report — After contentious week, Trump heads for Japan On The Money: Senate passes disaster aid bill after deal with Trump | Trump to offer B aid package for farmers | House votes to boost retirement savings | Study says new tariffs to double costs for consumers Overnight Energy: Democrats ask if EPA chief misled on vehicle emissions | Dem senators want NBC debate focused on climate change | 2020 hopeful John Delaney unveils T climate plan MORE's (D-Mass.) town hall at 8 p.m. also drew approximately 1.2 million viewers. 

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean Klobuchar2020 hopeful John Delaney unveils T climate plan Samantha Bee slams 2020 Democrats who go on Fox News Poll: Harris, Warren climb as Biden maintains lead 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.