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Even though they won’t admit it, you’d better believe CNN wishes they had President Mean Tweets back at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. They just got bumped behind HGTV in viewing for prime time.

You read that right, Home & Garden Television.

Now, before I jump into the main part of this let’s just take a quick walk down memory lane. There was a time in this country that if there were a breaking news story ANYWHERE in this country or the world you went right to the TV and turned on CNN. Even when the other cable news networks popped up, people turned to CNN for breaking news. They were our version of the BBC without the adorable accent.

Now, more people would rather watch how to get rid of gophers in your garden than Fredo Cuomo and whatever Sour Lemon was blathering about.

I just wrote about how since January, the overall ratings for Ted Turner’s creation had sunk close to 70% and the future was so bleak that had to take off their shades. CNN Ratings Since Trump Left Office Have Sunk Almost as Fast as the Titanic. Now the ratings for May are in with the coveted Prime Time slots with the money maker viewers of 25-54 and it is getting worse.

Here is the autopsy report from Daily Wire

The ratings are in, and they’re bad news for CNN: The legacy media network lost nearly one out of every four of its total viewers since last month.

Total daytime viewership fell by 22% in May compared to April, and even more (28%) among viewers aged 25-54, the most coveted viewing demographic.

The number of people tuning in for prime time also fell in May, causing CNN to crash out of the top 5 cable networks in prime time for the first time in months.

All three major cable news networks saw their audiences shrink over the last month, perhaps in part because casual viewers who tuned in to watch coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial in April tuned out in May.

Now, someone at CNN of course

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