About 71.4 million Americans watched election victory over Republican Donald Trump of the US presidential election on Tuesday, a figure very close to the record high set in 2008 during the victory of Barack Obama’s first term.
Company to measure TV ratings Nielsen said on election night in 2008 was followed by 71.5 million viewers.
On Tuesday evening to mark the end of the campaign, which held the attention of Americans more than a year. Two of the three most-watched election presidential debates in history were between Trump and his rival Hillary Clinton.
Watched television on election night I was CNN, but it followed Fox News and CNN BBC.