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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ryan\'s Night at the Convention Draws About 20 Million Viewers


TAMPA, Fla. - Representative Paul D. Ryan's speech to the Republican National Convention on Wednesday night drew roughly 20 million viewers, a decline from the 37 million who viewed Sarah Palin's speech after she was selected as Senator John McCain's running mate in 2008, according to Nielsen Media Research.

Fox News captured the most viewers for the convention Wednesday night, with 7.7 million. NBC was next with more than 4 million viewers, while ABC and CBS were third and fourth, with more than 2 million viewers apiece.