CNN’s Ratings Take a Nosedive and Rachel Maddow’s Numbers Are Getting Worse

After spending two years pushing a fake story about supposed collusion between President Trump and Russia during the 2016 presidential election, left-leaning CNN has now fallen to 15th place in primetime ratings.

Leading anti-Trump conspiracy theorist Rachel Maddow of MSNBC has also taken a severe hit.

Breitbart’s John Nolte reports:

“Throughout all of cable TV, during the week of April 1, Fox News grabbed the most primetime viewers with 2.3 million, MSNBC came in second with 1.6 million, and way below them, way below number one and number two, way below HGTV, the Food Network, Investigative Discovery, and the Hallmark Channel, sits the far-left CNN in 15th place, with only 745,000 primetime viewers.

That’s primetime.

Throughout the entire broadcast day last week, CNN managed to attract only an average of 524,000 viewers for an 8th place showing.

By comparison, Fox News was again number one with 1.3 million, and MSNBC came in second place with 890,000.

“Imagine that — imagine you are CNN and only able to attract 524,000 viewers through the day,” Nolte adds, “throughout a week filled with dramatic news in a country with over 300 million people.”

This should not surprise anyone. The cornerstone of credible journalism is only reporting verified facts. After MONTHS of harping on a phony collusion story involving the president that the Mueller report showed to be false, it only makes sense that even once-loyal viewers of these liberal outlets would start leaving in droves.

Just ask Rachel Maddow.

It was just a few weeks ago that Maddow and Fox News’ Sean Hannity regularly battled it out for first place in the weeknight ratings.

But now?

Compared to this time last year, The Daily Caller reports that Maddow has lost somewhere between 17 to 34 percent of her viewers, with the numbers vary depending on the week.


Will this make these anti-Trump zealots learn their lesson? Will they begin to fact-check before reporting? Maybe even become more interested in pursuing truth than pushing their own ideological agendas?

Fat chance. Expect CNN and Rachael Maddow keep spewing the same phony garbage they always have.

And expect their ratings to reflect it.

John Hanson

is a professional writer and editor with over 15 years of experience in conservative media and Republican politics. He has been a special guest on Fox News, Sirius XM, appeared as the guest of various popular personalities, and has had a lifelong interest in right-leaning politics.

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  • "Far Left CNN?" - What planet are you on... CNN is middle of the road, presenting facts, in the mold of Cronkite... Attacking CNN, is an attack on truth. I am sorry if the facts do not support your narrative, and you deal with that by attacking their credibility. That says more about you than it does about CNN.

  • Thank you for EVERYTHING, P.O.V.! That is the station of choice in any medical office I go to, none of which are VA. I think that is a true assessment; it’s appreciated.

  • The Madcow peaked in ratings when reading Trump's tax returns on-the-air unedited.  It was hilarious.

  • Rachel Maddow IS a woman, who happens to be a lesbian. WHY would you call her anything else ?

  • This is what happens when you continually spread FALSE UNSOURCED NARRATIVES for two plus years then continue on the same line even after EX BOSTON, WHITEY BULGER PROTECTOR, CLINTON LOVING, TRUMP HATER, Dirty Cop MULLER and his CORRUPT BAND OF DEMORATS still could not charge TRUMP after 35,000,000usd TAX FUNDED, SCAM HOAX, perpetrated by CLINTON, OSAMA, RHODES, JARRETT, STROZK, MCCABE, ROSENSTEIN, YATES, ORRS, PAGE, COMEY, CLAPPER, BRENNAN, and the rest of the ROTTEN TO THE CORE DEEP STATE, DOJ, FBI, CIA, NSA, IRS, OAG. Ric D'Evlin.

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