Chris Wallace Bombs In CNN Debut, Ratings Down 64%

CLEVELAND, OHIO - SEPTEMBER 29: Dr. Jill Biden and former Vice President Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speak with moderator and Fox News anchor Chris Wallace after the first presidential debate at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University on September 29, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. This is the first of three planned debates between the two candidates in the lead up to the election on November 3. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • A new show hosted by former Fox News host and current CNN host Chris Wallace fell flat in its debut.
  • Nielsen Media Research tracked ratings for Wallace’s show, Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace, which debuted on CNN Sunday. The ratings show that there were 401,000 viewers, down 29% from the average, and 44,000 among those aged 25 to 54, down 64% from the average.

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