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E No Easy, ‘CNN Sinks To 21-Year Primetime Ratings Low In Second Quarter’

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Jarmeu, who I introduced you all to late last year, sings a song I really like called, ‘E No Easy.’ If you think  getting to top of the food chain (whether as a business or individual) makes it easier, think again. I move to show you all what has been marked as AML E No Easy Exhibit 1 after you listen to Jarmeu:

[audio:https://www.africamusiclaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Jarmeu_-_E_NO_EASY.mp3|titles=Jarmeu_-_E_NO_EASY]

AML ‘E NO EASY’ EXHIBIT 1: ‘CNN Sinks To 21-Year Primetime Ratings Low In Second Quarter’

“Coming off its least-watched month in primetime in 20 years in May, CNN has taken another big ratings blow: The cable news network has registered to its lowest-rated quarter in primetime since 1991. For

this year’s second quarter, CNN hit a low among total viewers and the key adults 25-54 demographic, with all primetime programs posting steep declines. The network averaged 446,000 total viewers and 129,000 in the 25-54 demo in primetime. Compared to last year’s second quarter, that’s down 35% and 41%, respectively. Rival Fox New Channel, meanwhile, with 1.79 million primetime total viewers on average, was down 1% from its 2011 second-quarter numbers. FNC lost 14% in the 25-54, bringing in 355,000 viewers. MSNBC was down 13% in total primetime viewers, with 689,000 on average, and down 17% in the 25-54 with 217,000. The quarter ran March 26-June 22.

Individually, CNN shows hemorrhaged viewers heavily compared with last year. Wolf Blitzer’s The Situation Room, which airs from 4-6 PM ET, was down 42% in 25-54 and 26% in total viewers.”

Deadline.com has the full story.

Biggie’s (RIP) Mo’ Money Mo’Problems is also a good song for this occassion.

-Uduak
@uduakalaw

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