Trump ABC town hall pulls in fewer viewers than 'America's Got Talent,' NBA, Fox News

Trump ABC town hall pulls in fewer viewers than 'America's Got Talent,' NBA, Fox News
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ABC's 90-minute town hall with President TrumpDonald TrumpSacha Baron Cohen calls out 'danger of lies, hate and conspiracies' in Golden Globes speech Sorkin uses Abbie Hoffman quote to condemn Capitol violence: Democracy is 'something you do' Ex-Trump aide Pierson planning run for Congress MORE drew fewer viewers than NBC's "America's Got Talent," ESPN's NBA playoffs telecast and Fox News prime-time programming featuring Tucker CarlsonTucker CarlsonTucker Carlson bashes CNN, claims it's 'more destructive' than QAnon Former Trump officials eye bids for political office Jill Biden picks up where she left off MORE and Sean HannitySean Patrick HannityGrenell hints at potential California gubernatorial bid Cruz blames criticism of Cancun trip on media 'Trump withdrawal' The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by The AIDS Institute - Tanden's odds plummet to lead OMB MORE, according to Nielsen Media Research.

Overall, the Tuesday evening event with the president from Philadelphia, moderated by ABC chief anchor George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosKhashoggi colleague: 'Why are we making an alliance with a dictator?' Fauci on Johnson & Johnson vaccine: 'Just be really grateful' Portman on Trump's dominance of GOP: Republican Party's policies are 'even more popular' MORE, drew 3.967 million total viewers. "America's Got Talent" topped all programming that night with 5.7 million people tuning in.

ESPN's Game 7 Western Conference semifinals match-up between the Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers attracted 5.23 million total viewers, while Fox News topped the cable news networks led by Carlson's 4.8 million viewers and Hannity's 4.5 million in the 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. hours, respectively.


The Trump town hall on ABC also drew fewer viewers than a Fox News town hall with the president hosted by Hannity in June, which attracted 5.1 million viewers.

On Thursday night, CNN will host "a socially-distanced live audience" town hall with Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden offers support to union organizing efforts Senate Democrats nix 'Plan B' on minimum wage hike Kavanaugh dismays conservatives by dodging pro-Trump election lawsuits MORE.

TheĀ event will take place in Biden's hometown of Scranton, Pa., and will be moderated by prime-time anchor Anderson Cooper.

It will mark the former vice president's first prime-time town hall since accepting his party's nomination last month.