Worst Ratings Week In Nine Years For Slumping CNN

The cable news network had its lowest ratings in nine years across all of its day-side programming for the week of Jan. 16 -22, according to Nielsen ratings.

  • The network has struggle in recent years and is trying regain prominence under the leadership of Chris Licht, who took over in May 2022.
  • The Nielson rating show CNN in the past week averaged 444,000 viewers in primetime, 93,000 in the all-important age 25-54 news demographic and 417,000 in viewers and 80,000 in the demo for total day.
  • The numbers marked the first time since May 2014 that the network failed to reach 450,000 viewers.