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Violent protesters gather outside the U.S. Capitol, Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

CNN has best ratings day ever for Capitol attack

Jan. 12, 2021 6:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The attack on the U.S. Capitol last week brought more viewers to CNN than any other single day in the network's 40-year history. CNN averaged 5.2 million viewers last Wednesday, eclipsing its previous high of 5.1 million on Election Day 2016, the Nielsen company said. The network had 4.47...

Confetti flies after the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball drops in a nearly empty Times Square, late Thursday, early Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in New York, as the area normally packed with revelers remained closed off to due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Homebound viewers boost New Year's Eve ratings; a CNN high

Jan. 6, 2021 9:02 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stuck at home on a pandemic New Year's Eve, TV viewers turned to Ryan Seacrest, Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen in big numbers for a virtual celebration, with Times Square largely empty as the ball dropped. ABC's "Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” with host...

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'60 Minutes' keeps on the news and is rewarded by viewers

Dec. 29, 2020 8:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — One of television's hottest shows is also among its oldest. It's not the first time that's been said about “60 Minutes” since its 1968 debut. In the frenzied news year of 2020, however, the success is a tribute to both durability and adaptability. CBS' pioneering newsmagazine...