According to Nielsen, 33.eight million folks watched Mr. Biden’s inauguration over 17 tv networks
The first inaugurations of Presidents Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama have been the only ones to exceed Joe Biden’s in popularity among tv viewers over the previous 40 years.
The Nielsen firm stated that 33.eight million folks watched Mr. Biden’s inauguration over 17 tv networks between 10 am and four pm final Wednesday. Reagan’s festivities in 1981 drew 41.eight million viewers, and Obama’s 2009 inaugural reached 37.eight million, Nielsen stated.
Perhaps most necessary to a former president recognized to watch tv rankings intently: Mr. Biden exceeded the 30.6 million who watched Donald Trump take workplace in 2017, Nielsen stated.
CNN was the preferred community for inaugural viewers, Nielsen stated. Meanwhile, Fox News’ viewers for Biden’s oath of workplace and inaugural deal with was down 77% from the community’s viewership for Mr. Trump.