MSNBC 'Climate in Crisis' special draws 1.3M viewers in 8 pm timeslot

MSNBC 'Climate in Crisis' special draws 1.3M viewers in 8 pm timeslot
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MSNBC’s “All in with Chris Hayes: Climate in Crisis” averaged 1.3 million total viewers Thursday night at 8 p.m., a decrease of 27 percent from the network's 2019 average-to-date in that time slot, according to early Nielsen Media Research.
 
The two-day climate forum being held at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., did not include a number of top Democratic presidential candidates, including front-runner and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio New study: Full-scale 'Medicare for All' costs trillion over 10 years MORE, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio New study: Full-scale 'Medicare for All' costs trillion over 10 years MORE, former Texas Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Warren leads in speaking time during debate Democrats wrangle over whether to break up Big Tech in debate first MORE, California Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio Warren leads in speaking time during debate MORE and Minnesota Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio Warren leads in speaking time during debate MORE.
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In the 25-54 demographic that advertisers covet most, Fox News was first with 418,000 viewers, followed by CNN with 228,000 in the category and MSNBC with 169,000. The 169,000 in the category is 37 percent below the network's 2019-to-date average.
 
Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio New study: Full-scale 'Medicare for All' costs trillion over 10 years MORE, New Jersey Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Warren leads in speaking time during debate Democrats wrangle over whether to break up Big Tech in debate first MORE and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio New study: Full-scale 'Medicare for All' costs trillion over 10 years MORE will be the highest-profile names appearing at the MSNBC event. All three candidates have released individual climate policies.
 
CNN’s seven-hour "Climate Crisis" Town Hall that aired on Sept. 4 averaged 1.1 million viewers and 266,000 in the demographic.
 
Updated: Sept. 21 at 10:20 a.m.