Why Did TV Ratings Go Through The Roof For Comey Hearing?

Published: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 3:26pm
Updated: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 3:32pm

The Senate hearing that featured testimony by former FBI Director James Comey saw TV ratings go through the roof, not a typical public reaction to watching the Senate.

Just check Nielsen’s numbers for C-Span. So what explains the passionate TV viewing for this particular event?

We spoke with Benjamin Mullin, Managing Editor of Poynter.org, a nonprofit media watchdog.

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