Tuesday night's fast nationals: Live election coverage means some of the numbers might change once the finals arrive (which won't be til Thursday, Nielsen says), but Dancing With the Stars did pretty well for itself, at least. Over on cable, Fox News raked in huge numbers, averaging nearly 7 million viewers in prime time.
Tuesday's cable ratings.
brianstelter 6.96 million for Fox News, 2.42 million for CNN, 1.94 million for MSNBC. Unfortunately Nielsen says we won't have broadcast #'s for election nite until Thursday.
scottcollinsLAT From 10-11 p.m. EST election nite, Fox News beat all three b'cast networks, averaging 6.9M total viewers
alexweprin Media outlets reporting that FNC beat b'casters in ratings should be careful. Nationals may be very different than prelims.