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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 TrumpMore than 300 military family members endorse Biden Five takeaways from the final Trump-Biden debate Biden: 'I would transition from the oil industry' 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 CarlsonTrump when asked if he'd be kinder in his second term: 'Yes, I think so' Greenwald slams Schiff over Biden emails on Fox The Memo: Trump searches for path to comeback MORE and Sean HannitySean Patrick HannityBiden: Johnson should be 'ashamed' for suggesting family profited from their name Trafalgar chief pollster predicts Trump victory: Polls 'predominantly missing the hidden vote' Trump, Biden dial up efforts to boost early voter turnout in Florida MORE, according to Nielsen Media Research.

Overall, the Tuesday evening event with the president from Philadelphia, moderated by ABC chief anchor George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosThe 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 Infectious disease expert calls White House advisers herd immunity claims 'pseudoscience' 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 BidenMore than 300 military family members endorse Biden Five takeaways from the final Trump-Biden debate Biden: 'I would transition from the oil industry' 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.