With Trump gone (and the outrage fabricated by a hysterical Democratic Party portraying him as an imminent threat to human existence), TV ratings have collapsed. Is TV newstainment a sunset industry?”
Trump saved the cable news business once. Without him, things are looking bleak again. Who will they find to feed the outrage machine?
By Matt Taibbi
March 19, 2021 “Information Clearing House” – Variety just published a graph that should horrify cable news executives:
This data, showing significant declines in all of the major primetime cable news shows, came in a piece called, “Cable News Ratings Begin To Suffer Trump Slump.” Gavin Bridge of the Variety Intelligence Platform explained:
VIP has previously covered theinitial ratings declineFox News, MSNBC and, most of all, CNN, saw in President Biden’s first week, as the nonstop controversies of the previous administration slowed down.
Our prediction thataudiences would perk upfor President Trump’s second impeachment trial proved correct. But in the weeks after the trial ended, audiences for…
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