Debate 2 Ratings Dampened By NFL In Early Broadcast-Only Stats

Last night’s second presidential debate was not expected to reach the historic ratings heights of the first, which clocked the largest debate audience in TV history: 84 million viewers.
Early numbers from last night would seem to support that theory, with a household 37.2/52 – a nearly 20% drop from the first debate’s overnight stats.
But these new numbers represent only the major broadcast networks’ coverage of the debate. And NBC – Debate 1’s  top ratings-getter – did…

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