About 16 million tuned in across all networks for the first night of the Republican convention. That represents a 29% drop from 2016. The Democratic convention's first night drew 18.7 million viewers and was down 27% from 2016. Fox News was No. 1 among all networks, comprising 45% of RNC Night 1 viewership. ALSO: RNC pulls speaker Mary Ann Mendoza at the last minute hours after she promoted an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory.
TOPICS: 2020 Presidential Election, Fox News Channel, Ratings, Trump Presidency