MSNBC Continues Ratings Lead Over Cable Competitors for Third Night of DNC

In ratings for the third night of the Democratic National Convention, MSNBC continued to dominate total viewers while CNN continued to pull the most in the key age demo

MSNBC continued its commanding lead in total viewership for the third night of the Democratic National Convention, beating CNN and Fox News for the third night Wednesday as former president Barack Obama addressed viewers.

According to Nielsen Media Research, from 10 p.m. ET to 11:15 p.m. ET, the time when all three of the cable news networks were covering the convention live, MSNBC brought in about 6.5 million average total viewers. CNN was in second place with 5.8 million average viewers and Fox News grabbed 2.2 million on average.

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Lindsey Ellefson

Media reporter • lindsey.ellefson@thewrap.com • Twitter: @ellefs0n