We are not commenitng yet on "who" won the ratings game, but we can say for sure that this election "seals the deal" that "New Media" is a fact and that the Networks are now listed in the same breath as websites. What started in 2000 has landed in 2008.
Election Night ratings blowout: 71.5 million watch Obama win
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Election night draws record viewership
Led by ABC, the networks and cable channels were watched by 71 million.
TV Ratings: ABC Polls Highest on Election Night: Broadcast nets' overall numbers are down from 2004. Wed. November 05, 2008; Posted: 06:14 PM
CNN dominates broadcast, cable, and web "Users" / "Viewers" with huge increase in interaction since Campaign 2004 ...
In the 25-54 bracket, MSNBC was up 87 percent...
71.5 MILLION VIEWERS...
Election Night Ratings: ABC Wins Viewers, NBC Demos, CBS Nothing