Fox News town hall with Trump at Lincoln Memorial draws 3.8 million viewers

Nearly 4 million viewers watched the Fox News virtual town hall with President TrumpDonald John TrumpDavis: Supreme Court decision is bad news for Trump, good news for Vance Meadows trying to root out suspected White House leakers by feeding them info: Axios Pressley hits DeVos over reopening schools: 'I wouldn't trust you to care for a house plant let alone my child' MORE, which was broadcast from the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Sunday night.

It was the second most-watched town hall in cable news history.

The town hall, entitled "America Together: Returning to Work," focused on COVID-19 and the reopening of the U.S. economy. Trump took viewer-submitted questions during the two-hour event moderated by anchors Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum.


According to Nielsen Media Research, Fox News finished first in the 7-9 p.m. time slot, averaging 3.82 million viewers. CNN was second with 1.17 million viewers, while MSNBC was third with 678,000 viewers tuning in, per Nielsen.

In the 25- 54-year-old demographic advertisers focus on, Fox News registered 637,000 viewers, with CNN second with 294,000 and MSNBC third with 105,000.

The highest-rated town hall in cable news history came March 5, which also was hosted by Fox News featuring Trump.

The event from Scranton, Pa., drew 4.2 million viewers.