Democratic Presidential Debate Ratings

Ratings: Democratic Presidential Debate Draws a Record 15.3 Million

CNN’s broadcast of this presidential election cycle’s first Democratic debate on Tuesday drew 15.3 million total viewers, easily setting a ratings record.

The previously most watched Democratic presidential debate, held April 2008 in Philadelphia, delivered 10.7 million viewers.

Cable’s broadcast of this presidential election’s first two Republican debates drew 24 and 23 million viewers, respectively.