Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Surprise: Last night’s SOTU Hits 14-Year Low

America didn’t really care to show up to watch the fifth iteration of a now over-hyped D.C. ritual chock-full of recycled platitudes from an uninspired president only halfheartedly fighting back the throes of an imminent lame-duckery of his own making? …Weird. - HotAir
TV Ratings: State of the Union, With 33.3 Million Viewers, Hits 14-Year Low - Hollywood Reporter

Among the networks carrying the address live were CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, Azteca, Fox Business, Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, Al Jazeera America, Galavision and Mun2.
In the cable news race, Fox News Channel came out on top as the only network to grow its State of the Union audience year over year.

33.3 Million Watch 2014 State of the Union, Lowest Audience Since 2000 - Media Bistro

CBS: 7,580,000 total viewers / 2,269,000 A25-54
NBC: 6,984,000 total viewers / 2,467,000 A25-54
ABC: 5,569,000 total viewers / 1,990,000 A25-54
Fox: 2,593,0000 total viewers / 1,190,000 A25-54