(Mediaite) The ratings are in for MSNBC's Democratic debate, and while the network did very well for itself in the ratings, it ended up being one of the lowest-rated debates of the 2016 campaign cycle.
The debate got 4.5 million total viewers––a big step above MSNBC's normal ratings in the 9 pm and 10 pm slots––and got 1.2 million viewers in the 25-54 demo.
Basically, if you leave out two of the Republican undercard debates, MSNBC's is the lowest-rated big primetime debate of the cycle so far. (And it even ranks lower than the other undercards.)
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