Across all of cable news, Don Lemon was the ratings king in the demo Tuesday night; for the 10pm hour of CNN Tonight, Don drew in 1,144,000 demo viewers tuning in to watch his CNN broadcast.
In addition to having the most watched hour of all cable news, Don also won the 11pm timeslot for his second hour of CNN Tonight, which had 829,000 demo viewers, with Fox News’ Hannity coming in second place with 532,000 viewers.
For Don Lemon’s profile for GQ, Jeff Zucker was quoted as saying, “You know, Don is a little bit of a lightning rod. Frankly, we needed a little bit of lightning.”
And they definitely got some lightning with those kind of ratings.