Second Presidential Debate becomes the 10th-most watched in US history

October 9th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot  

About 63 million people watched second presidential debate aired on Tuesday night.

The second presidential debate gathered over 63 million viewers worldwide, which makes it the 10th-most-watched presidential debate in history, and the most-watched since 1992.

Nearly 11 million more than the audience for the first debate Sept. 26 between John McCain and Barack Obama

The debate was held in Nashville, Tennessee, and the ratings, conducted by Nielsen Media Research, was a collective of the 11 networks including ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, Telemundo, Univision, BBC-America, CNBC, CNN, Fox News Channel and MSNBC that broadcast the debate.

The third and final debate between McCain and Obama will take place on Oct. 15 at Hofstra University.

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