Skip to comments.Nielsen: McCain’s speech draws more viewers than Obama’s — while airing on fewer networks
Posted on 09/05/2008 3:36:27 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
Just across. BET and TV One apparently decided that with Barry O already pulling 90-95% of the black vote, they neednt bother turning any precious airtime over to McCain. In fact, all four nights of the Democratic convention aired on both networks. The GOP convention didnt air at all.
Do note: Palin finished just shy of both candidates in total audience running on only six networks, two fewer than McCain and four fewer than Obama. Telemundo and Univision didnt bother with night three coverage.
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“””BET and TV One apparently decided that with Barry O already pulling 90-95% of the black vote, they neednt bother turning any precious airtime over to McCain.”””
It is sad that BET and TV One did not air the Republican convention. But I guess the Democrats and the Black Leadership would not want their minions to ever know the truth.
I loved the “zero” symbol at the convention—a replacement for the “O” hand sign.
Nope, they can't be fined, we don't have the fairness doctrine any more, which is just great. Bet can show who they want, when they want, and that is the way it should be. If we go crabbing and complaining about things like this we are just opening outselves up to a repeat of the fairness doctrine, we don't need that sh**.
And BET wants to keep it that way.
BET wants to keep its viewers on the Democrat Plantation.
That’s pretty amazing. Palin vs. Biden’s ratings are even more dramatic.
I wonder if the media will hype the fact McCain just broke the record like they did for Obama...
I wonder how that breaks down in how much was spent by both campaigns to produce these results . I would bet Obama out spent McCain.
What kind of audience did “Plugs for Slugs” Biden draw? 5 relatives from Scranton?
Id like to know what BETs normal # of viewers would be for a Thursday night and compare it to BETs actual #s for last night. It could be said that the difference in viewership was the group watching McCain. Might be one way to evaluate black interest in McCain/Palin.
Wish I could find that out also. This link only shown the major cable news netowrk ratings.
Do you have the website address for McCain's speech?
I’m on the handheld thingy right now, when I get back to the laptop I’ll get it for you. I think it was on the MSNBC site. I made sure to avert my eyes from anything else on the site, LOL.
There is a mountain of FEC violations. One that screams at me is all that free airtime that the dims received IS, if I’m not mistaken, considered a donation if the opposing party does not receive the same consideration. Do ya think the GOP could get away with that? Is the McCainPalin Campaign going to pursue this violation and further erode osabama’s chances? Just wondering.
Here is the url—
Scroll down until you see the video titled “McCain:Change Is Coming” and click on it.
“If we go crabbing and complaining about things like this we are just opening outselves up to a repeat of the fairness doctrine, we don’t need that sh**.”
I don’t know, the media is now fully out of control, no longer even pretending, or even trying to pretend, to be objective. This is the worst I have ever seen it. I do think something needs to be done, I’m just not sure what.
Nothing new. I was a Reagan Democrat watching the press trashing the Republicans at every opportunity during the 1980 convention. I said to myself, “Well, next month, Carter gets his.” Then I watched the press ooh and ahh over every feminist and gay rights kook and Ron Dellums and pimp the Democrats even though Carter and Kennedy were gouging each other's eyes out.
I was 22, and never looked at the press the same way after that. They are craven, shameless, partisan buzzards.
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