The first presidential debate of 2016 with 84 million network TV viewers edges out the 1980 debate with its 81 million. But is this the right comparison?
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The early figures beat the previous benchmark, set by the Jimmy Carter-Ronald Reagan presidential debate in 1980.
The highly anticipated debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Monday lived up to its billing, drawing more than 80 million viewers and setting a new record in the 60-year history of televised presidential debates, accord...
Monday night’s presidential debate drew an estimated 84 million viewers, according to Nielsen preliminary data, making it the most watched debate in U.S. history. The face-off between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was widely expe...
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