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59 Million Viewers Tune-In to the Vice Presidential Debate

Update: Nielsen Media Research is reporting that 59 million viewers tuned into the Vice Presidential debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris on Wednesday night across ABC, CNN, CBS, FOX, Fox News, MSNBC, NBC, Telemundo, Univision, and PBS. Fox News was the most-watched outlet, with 11.5 million viewers, followed by ABC (9.4 million) and CNN (7.3 million).

Comparably, this is the second most-watched vice presidential debate has scored since they first started in 1976. Tops remains the 2008 meet-up between then Delaware Sen. Joe Biden and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin with 70 million viewers. That event on October 2, 2008 was broadcast on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo, TF, CNN, FOXN, MSNBC, CNBC, and BBC America.