Results from Nielsen show that the viewer-bereft cable news network just suffered through one of its worst months ever, with
Between 8 and 11 p.m. — prime time — CNN averaged just 399,000 total viewers — a 39% plunge compared with the same month last year, when Zucker had just started the job. Since 1991, CNN has performed worse only twice before (in April 2012 and last November).
On Sunday, CNN confirmed that it would soon pull the low-rated "
In fairness, February has not been a particularly noteworthy month for big breaking news, CNN's forte, and viewers were distracted for much of that time by the Winter Olympics.
But CNN has problems that extend much further than the Olympics. No. 1-rated
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