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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 John TrumpBiden campaign slams Facebook after thousands of ads blocked by platform's pre-election blackout Mnuchin says he learned of Pelosi's letter to him about stimulus talks 'in the press' Harris to travel to Texas Friday after polls show tie between Trump, Biden 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 CarlsonHunter Biden questions are too important for the media to dismiss Cable news October ratings explode as Fox News hits historic highs Trump aide accuses CNN's Chris Cuomo of breaking quarantine while COVID-19 positive in heated interview MORE and Sean HannitySean Patrick HannityTrump calls Fox 'disappointing' for airing Obama speech Graham dismisses criticism from Fox Business's Lou Dobbs Biden: Johnson should be 'ashamed' for suggesting family profited from their name MORE, according to Nielsen Media Research.

Overall, the Tuesday evening event with the president from Philadelphia, moderated by ABC chief anchor George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosAll fracked up: Biden's Keystone State breakdown The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Goldman Sachs - Tipping point week for Trump, Biden, Congress, voters Pelosi: White House made 'unacceptable changes' to testing language during negotiations on coronavirus stimulus 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.

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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 BidenHarris to travel to Texas Friday after polls show tie between Trump, Biden Florida heat sends a dozen Trump rally attendees to hospital Harris more often the target of online misinformation than Pence: report 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.