The Fox News/Google Republican debate Thursday night was the
most-watched yet this year, averaging 6.1 million viewers from 9-11 p.m.
It topped the CNN Tea Party debate on Sept. 12 by 2.5
and the Sept. 7 GOP debate on MSNBC by 700,000 total viewers.
Thursday's debate drew 1.7 million watchers in the target
adults 25-54 demographic, just behind the MSNBC debate's 1.72 million in the
demo and topping last week's Tea Part debate by 600,000 adults 25-54.