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Ratings for Tucker interview with Rittenhouse blow competitors CNN and MSNBC out of water

Kyle Rittenhouse slams President Joe Biden for his comments “defaming” his character. Screenshot/Fox News

Ratings for Tucker interview with Rittenhouse blow competitors CNN and MSNBC out of water

Matthew Miller November 23, 06:27 PMNovember 23, 06:27 PM

Tucker Carlson’s interview Monday night with Kyle Rittenhouse on Fox News beat competing shows on CNN and MSNBC by a large margin.

The interview with the recently acquitted Rittenhouse drew an audience of more than 5 million viewers, Mediaite reported.

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Competing primetime shows Anderson Cooper 360 and All in With Chris Hayes drew audiences of 792,000 and 1.2 million viewers, respectively.

In the 25-54 age demographic, the Rittenhouse interview on Fox News drew 913,000 viewers, while Anderson Cooper reached 193,000 and Chris Hayes reached 159,000.

Other shows on Fox News had very successful nights too, with The Five reaching 3.72 million total viewers and Hannity reaching 3.28 million.

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During the Monday night interview, Rittenhouse told Carlson sent a message to President Joe Biden following his acquittal.

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“Mr. President, if I could say one thing to you, I would urge you to go back and watch the trial, and understand the facts before you make a statement,” Rittenhouse said, referencing a Biden campaign ad from September 2020 in which he likened him to the “white supremacists” former President Donald Trump “refused to disavow.” The ad featured a picture of Rittenhouse during the Kenosha riots side by side with images of far-right militias and political groups.

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