CNN's debate in Arizona Wednesday night drew 4.73 million
total viewers from 8-10 p.m., according to Nielsen fast nationals.
The 20th and likely final debate of this election
cycle, moderated by CNN's John King, also delivered 1.4 million viewers in the
target adults 25-54 demo. It was the least-watched debate since NBC's Meet the Press debate on Jan. 8. (which drew 4.71 million viewers) and ranked 13th of the 19 Nielsen-rated debates.
Lead by the debate, Anderson
Cooper 360 won the 10 p.m. hour, topping Fox News' On the Record by 35%
among total viewers and MSNBC's Last Word by 106%.
The debate's west coast primetime airing added an additional
941,000 total viewers and 434,000 in the key demo.