Chris Cuomo’s primetime debut on NewsNation is a fluctuation in ratings

Chris Cuomo Back to cable news channels were reviews The flop that put him in last place against the competition.

The Former CNN star premiere His new show “Como” on NewsNation drew just 147,000 viewers on Monday night, according to figures from Nielsen Media Research.

Como – from As reported by the Washington Post He is paid just $1 million a year from the fledgling network, and a fraction of his pay at CNN — he underperformed in the 25-54 age group often coveted by advertisers — drew just 8,000 viewers.

According to Nielsen, CNBC, Fox Business, HLN and Newsmax all beat Cuomo in the 25-54 age group.

Cuomo’s viewership in the 25-54 age group was smaller than the 7 p.m. hour before it premiered on NewsNation.

Making matters worse is the fact that reruns of syndicated shows like “Blue Bloods” on NewsNation as well as “Paw Patrol,” “SpongeBob,” “Seinfeld,” “Cocomelon,” “The Office,” and “Bobs Burgers” all attracted a number of Older viewers and demographics from 25 to 54 years old.

Chris Cuomo's debut as a prime-time talk show host on NewsNation was a flop, according to Nielsen numbers.
Chris Cuomo’s debut as a prime-time talk show host on NewsNation was a flop, according to Nielsen numbers.

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson maintained his dominance in the news space, drawing nearly 2.9 million viewers — or more than 20 times Cuomo’s production — on Monday as well as 445,000 in the 25-54 demo.

Chris Hayes, host of MSNBC’s “All In,” came in second by far. Monday’s viewership was just north of 1.4 million – plus 130,000 of the 25-54 demographic.

The first episode of
The first episode of “CUOMO” was able to watch a total of 147,000 viewers only on Monday, according to Nielsen.

Former Cuomo network associate, CNN’s Anderson Cooper, trailed in third, drawing 814,000 viewers and 184,000 in the 25-54 demo, according to Nielsen.

Eric Boling, the former Fox News anchor who now hosts “The Balance” on the cable news channel startup Newsmax, topped Cuomo, attracting a total of 151,000 viewers. Of these, 16,000 viewers were from 25-54 demographics.

The Post has reached out to Newstion’s parent company, Nexstar Media Group, for comment.

Fox News is a subsidiary of Fox Corporation, which is the sister company of The Post’s parent company, News Corp.

Cuomo’s return to prime-time cable television came after a hiatus of nearly a year due to its launch by CNN.

Then-boss Jeff Zucker toppled the never-before-seen host of “Cuomo Prime Time” after learning that help his brotherD., former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, is fighting allegations of sexual harassment.

The 52-year-old NewsNation anchor told his viewers on Monday He “learned lessons” from his exit from CNN.

Cuomo jumped to NewsNation after he was fired last year by CNN.
Cuomo jumped to NewsNation after he was fired last year by CNN.
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Cuomo pledged to be neutral and less partisan in his comment.

“We are manipulated by a manufactured division that only serves to advance the interests of the counterfeit parties. It is only online and how it can resonate on TV is what distorts reality,” Cuomo said Monday night.

“The majority is not about left or right, you are about the mind. That’s why I’m going to rely not on reading tweets to gauge your feedback, I want to go old school here,” he said while reading a phone number viewers could call to interact with the broadcaster.

“It would be a good time for us to discuss our community as the adults in the room, not some angry extremist or someone with keyboard muscles,” Cuomo said.

Reporting by Ally Griffin

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