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 BidenSupport for impeachment inches up in poll Overnight Defense: Trump's Syria envoy wasn't consulted on withdrawal | McConnell offers resolution urging Trump to rethink Syria | Diplomat says Ukraine aid was tied to political investigations Democrats say they have game changer on impeachment MORE, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenOvernight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — ObamaCare premiums dropping for 2020 | Warren, Buttigieg shift stances on 'Medicare for All' | Drug companies spend big on lobbying Mellman: Trumping peace and prosperity On The Money: Waters clashes with Trump officials over 'disastrous' housing finance plan | Dems jump into Trump turf war over student loans | House passes bill targeting anonymous shell companies MORE, former Texas Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeO'Rourke eyes stronger enforcement of Emoluments Clause, limits to pardons Poll: Biden holds 10-point lead nationally over Warren Authorities seize weapons from alleged neo-Nazi leader under 'red flag' law MORE, California Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisSaagar Enjeti: Warren, Buttigieg don't stand a chance against Trump Warren overtakes Sanders in new poll The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump faces backlash for comparing impeachment to 'lynching' MORE and Minnesota Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharHillicon Valley: Zuckerberg would support delaying Libra | More attorneys general join Facebook probe | Defense chief recuses from 'war cloud' contract | Senate GOP blocks two election security bills | FTC brings case against 'stalking' app developer Senate Republicans block two election security bills Warren overtakes Sanders in new poll MORE.
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Fox News's Tucker CarlsonTucker CarlsonClinton attacks on Gabbard become flashpoint in presidential race Zuckerberg launches public defense of Facebook as attacks mount NBC-Universal rejects outside investigation of Matt Lauer MORE finished first in the time slot on Thursday night, delivering 2.8 million total viewers. MSNBC was second with 1.3 million, followed by CNN's Anderson Cooper with 1.04 million.
 
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 SandersOvernight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — ObamaCare premiums dropping for 2020 | Warren, Buttigieg shift stances on 'Medicare for All' | Drug companies spend big on lobbying Mellman: Trumping peace and prosperity Tlaib to join Sanders at campaign rally in Detroit MORE, New Jersey Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerProgressive commentator: Voters becoming weary of Warren policy proposals Saagar Enjeti: Warren, Buttigieg don't stand a chance against Trump The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump faces backlash for comparing impeachment to 'lynching' MORE and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegOvernight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — ObamaCare premiums dropping for 2020 | Warren, Buttigieg shift stances on 'Medicare for All' | Drug companies spend big on lobbying Poll: Biden holds 2 point lead over Sanders nationally Saagar Enjeti: Warren, Buttigieg don't stand a chance against Trump 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.