Jan. 6 Committee Hearing Draws 20 Million Viewers on First Primetime Night

12 networks aired live coverage of the hearing

About 20 million people tuned in to watch coverage of the U.S. House special committee hearing on the Jan. 6 insurrection on Thursday, according to official live + same day data from Nielsen.

That tally included viewers across 12 networks that aired live coverage of the hearing from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET — ABC, CBS, NBC, NBC LX, PBS, CNBC, CNN, CNNe, FOX Business Network, MSNBC, Newsmax and NewsNation.

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