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CNN’s primetime viewership in the US has declined throughout the month of May, according to performance data from Nielsen.
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The data showed that the global new organisation has fallen to third place in primetime viewing, trailing behind Fox News and MSNBC, after taking a 9% blow to its total primetime viewership, 16% drop in total day viewers, and 31% fall in the total day demographic compared to what the network averaged in May 2018.

CNN also suffered a 41% drop in the highly coveted adults 25-54 demographic, with just 198,000 viewers in demo compared to Fox’s 389,000 and MSNBC’s 255,000.

April 2019 had been a difficult month for the other news outlets too, with Fox experiencing a 19% decline and MSNBC a 36% fall compared to the same time in 2018.

CNN for its part disputed Nielsen’s data, claiming that it posted its “third-highest May in 11 years in weekday primetime in total viewers.”