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01.24.2020

CBS NEWS IS THE #1 MOST-WATCHED BROADCAST NETWORK FOR COVERAGE OF THE SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL ON TUESDAY, JAN. 21

NORAH O’DONNELL LED CBS NEWS’ COVERAGE FROM WASHINGTON

CBS News delivered the most-watched coverage among the broadcast networks in total viewers on Tuesday, Jan. 21 (12:30 PM-3:00 PM, ET), according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. CBS News’ team coverage of the Senate impeachment trial was led by CBS EVENING NEWS anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell from Washington, D.C.

CBS News’ coverage attracted 1.9 million total viewers, beating ABC (1.6m) and NBC (1.2m).

Joining O’Donnell for the coverage on Tuesday were CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett and CBS News legal analysts Jonathan Turley and Kim Wehle. CBS News correspondent Chip Reid reported the latest from Capitol Hill, and Ben Tracy was at the White House.

Follow CBS News’ live updating coverage of the Senate impeachment trial at cbsnews.com/impeachment. The live blog features the latest insight and analysis from CBS News correspondents and will also be the Network’s one-stop destination for its multiplatform coverage of the trial each day.

Follow CBS News on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and listen to podcasts at CBSaudio.com. Follow the CBS News Press Office on Twitter.

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Lance Frank

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FrankL@cbsnews.com