Nets Set State Of The Union Streaming Plans

Journalists Prep For SOTU: The Super Bowl Of Fact-Checking

The State of the Union is typically a US president’s most-watched speech of the year. So Tuesday night is a big stage for President Trump. And I’m wondering: Are the networks and their fact-checking teams up to the task?

How TV News Is Covering State Of The Union

Newly-signed TV news contributors, including Jeff Flake will contribute to their respective network’s coverage of State of the Union and the Democratic party response.

OVERNIGHTS

Trump’s First SOTU Down From 2017 Address

Viewership of President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address is down slightly in the early Nielsen ratings compared to his first televised address to Congress last February. In metered market households, Trump’s speech drew a 4.4 rating on NBC, a 4.3 on CBS, a 3.5 on ABC, and a 2.6 on Fox for a combined 14.8. Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress in February last year drew a 16 rating in metered market households on broadcast.

How News Nets Will Cover State Of The Union

President Donald Trump will give his first State of the Union address Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET. Broadcast, cable and streaming networks will give it plenty of coverage.

NBC State Of The Union Coverage To Include Kelly

CNN’s New ‘State of the Union’ Debuts 4th In Demo

Tapper Hopes To Add Depth To Sun. Morning

Jake Tapper starts hosting CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday. It airs at 9 a.m. ET and is repeated three hours later. He replaces Candy Crowley. He says he hopes to attract viewers who want a little more depth to their political interviews.

Jake Tapper To Host Sunday Program On CNN

The former ABC newsman, who hosts a weekday afternoon program on CNN, replaces Candy Crowley on the cable network’s State of the Union. She left CNN in December and a rotating series of substitutes has been filling in ever since.

State Of The Union Ratings Drop To 15-Year Low

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address drew the second-lowest television viewership in 15 years. According to Nielsen data, 31.7 million viewers watched Tuesday night’s prime-time address on broadcast and cable networks. That’s the lowest television viewership for a State of the Union address since President Bill Clinton’s final speech to […]

33.3 Million Watched State Of The Union

According to Nielsen, 13 networks carried President Obama’s speech live. CBS was the most-watched broadcast network with an average 7.6 million viewers, followed by NBC with 7 million and ABC with 5.6 million. On cable, Fox News Channel was the leader with 4.7 million viewers. MSNBC averaged 2.3 million, while CNN had 2.1 million.

A Decline In Viewers For State Of The Union

The State of the Union address Tuesday night was seen by 37.8 million television viewers, according to Nielsen figures, by far the fewest who have watched President Obama give the address. The number was down from 42.8 million last year, 48 million in 2010, and 52.3 million for the president’s address to Congress during his first year in office in 2009.

How Nets Are Covering State Of The Union

The Commander-in-Chief’s third address has cable and network news outlets planning comprehensive coverage for the Tuesday night broadcast.

State Of The Union Draws 42.8M Viewers

Nielsen says 42.8 million people watched President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. That’s down 11% from the 48 million people who watched Obama’s annual speech to Congress and the American people in January 2010. Nielsen said Wednesday that Obama’s speech was carried on 11 different networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNBC, Telemundo, Univision and Centric.

State Of The Union Draws 42.8M Viewers

Nielsen says 42.8 million people watched President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. That’s down 11% from the 48 million people who watched Obama’s annual speech to Congress and the American people in January 2010. Nielsen said Wednesday that Obama’s speech was carried on 11 different networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNBC, Telemundo, Univision and Centric.