March 15, 2004

Breaking News Viewership, First Night of Iraq War

Millions of Viewers
NBC 18.2
CBS 13.2
ABC 10.8
Fox (broadcast) 7.7
Fox News 7.9
CNN 7.3
MSNBC 4

The broadcast networks such as NBC and CBS remained the breaking news source of choice on television at the onset of the Iraq war in 2003.