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Fox News Crushes MSNBC in Ratings During Zimmerman Trial Verdict

Thanatos Wrote: Jul 16, 2013 6:53 AM

When the George Zimmerman verdict was read Saturday evening and we learned that Zimmerman had been acquitted of second degree murder and was free to go, many Americans turned to cable news networks for breaking coverage. And unsurprisingly, most viewers did not turn to MSNBC:

MSNBC's ratings woes came into sharp relief on Monday with the release of the preliminary numbers for the Zimmerman verdict.

In the 10-11 p.m. hour on Saturday night, when the verdict in, Fox News had 3,682,000 total viewers; CNN had 3,407,000 total viewers and won the coveted demo with 1,716,000 viewers...