Number of TV viewers of the Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump presidential debates as of October 2016 (in millions)

Clinton vs. Trump debates - number of viewers in the U.S. 2016 The statistic shows the number of viewers of the Hillary Clinton versus Donald Trump presidential debates. The first debate, which took place on September 26, 2016 at the Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, attracted more than 84 million viewers.
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Number of viewers (aged 2+)Number of households
September 26, 201684.0156.37
October 9, 201666.5543.98
October 19, 201671.5649.53
Number of viewers (aged 2+)Number of households
September 26, 201684.0156.37
October 9, 201666.5543.98
October 19, 201671.5649.53
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The statistic shows the number of viewers of the Hillary Clinton versus Donald Trump presidential debates. The first debate, which took place on September 26, 2016 at the Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, attracted more than 84 million viewers.
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Release date
October 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
as of October 19, 2016
Special properties
networks live + same day
Supplementary notes
Figures have been rounded.
The September 26, 2016 debate was broadcast on ABC, CBS, FOX, UNI, NBC, TEL, AZA, PBS, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business Network, FOXNC, and MSNBC.
The October 9, 2016 debate was broadcast on ABC, CBS, FOX, AZA, UNI, PBS, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business Network, FOXNC and MSNBC.
The October 19, 2016 debate was broadcast on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, TEL, AZA*, UNI, PBS, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business Network, FOXNC, and MSNBC.

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