CNN's broadcast of Democratic debates on Tuesday attracted 8.7 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research's final rating.
Another 2.8 million people watched CNN's digital live stream, according to CNN.
The first of two debates in Detroit was watched by approximately 7 million fewer viewers than the June 26 debate broadcast by NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo, which attracted 15.3 million viewers for the show from Miami.
The cable news network faced terrible competition from ABCs over "The Bachelorette," which aired on Tuesday evening's finale. NBC also offered a new installment of "America's Got Talent," which has received a sizeable rating since its launch in 2006.
CNN is expected to see a rise in audiences on Wednesday night, which was the case on NBC, MSNBC, and Telemundo last month for its second of two debates. Joe Biden, Vice President of the Democrats of 2020, [Joe BidenO] Rourke is forecasting what Democrats can win over Texas Trump's Kamala Harris Kamala Devi Harris O'Rourke predicts that Democrats in 2020 will be able to win Texas against Trump Democratic debate MORE (D-Calif.), The Biden hammered a month ago in Miami and won by critics as the winner the evening was praised.in an anticipated rematch with Sen.
Biden, however, still has a superb lead in the RealClearPolitics index of 32.2 percent support.
Sen. Bernie Sanders The host of Bernie SandersYoung Turks said Marianne Williamson has proved why she "deserves" to be on the debut stage of Trump in 2020. MORE (I-Vt.) Is up for grabs 16.2 percent in second place, followed by Senator. Elizabeth Warren Elizabeth Ann WarrenThe Turks presenter says Marianne Williamson has proved why she deserves to be in the debate Stage Romney calls Sanders after Democratic debate "Hats off, no cattle" Delaney attacks Warren after the debate She wants to "defend her policy with 14.3 percent" MORE (D-Mass.). Harris is fourth with 11 percent support.
– This report has been updated at 14:20.