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 BidenDavis: Supreme Court decision is bad news for Trump, good news for Vance Teachers face off against Trump on school reopenings Biden wins Puerto Rico primary MORE, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenIn politics, as in baseball, it ain't over till it's over Trump defends Roger Stone move: He was target of 'Witch Hunt' Democrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history' MORE, former Texas Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeBellwether counties show trouble for Trump Colorado GOP Rep. Scott Tipton defeated in primary upset Clinton, Buttigieg among Democrats set to hold virtual events for Biden MORE, California Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHillicon Valley: Facebook considers political ad ban | Senators raise concerns over civil rights audit | Amazon reverses on telling workers to delete TikTok Senators raise concerns over Facebook's civil rights audit Biden's marijuana plan is out of step with public opinion MORE and Minnesota Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharThe Hill's Coronavirus Report: Fauci says focus should be on pausing reopenings rather than reverting to shutdowns; WHO director pleads for international unity in pandemic response State election officials warn budget cuts could lead to November chaos Biden strikes populist tone in blistering rebuke of Trump, Wall Street 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 SandersBiden wins Puerto Rico primary In politics, as in baseball, it ain't over till it's over Biden wins Louisiana primary MORE, New Jersey Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerIn politics, as in baseball, it ain't over till it's over Democrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history' Koch-backed group urges Senate to oppose 'bailouts' of states in new ads MORE and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegIn politics, as in baseball, it ain't over till it's over Biden campaign hires top cybersecurity officials to defend against threats Biden strikes populist tone in blistering rebuke of Trump, Wall Street 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.