That decade-old interview had attracted 24.5 million viewers, with all three segments devoted to the president-elect and his wife.
Previously this morning, Sunday’s 60 Minutes hit 16.3/27 in the 56 Nielsen metered markets – a big night for Stormy, being way up compared with previous Sunday’s 7.6/13.
Cooper’s taped interview with Daniels will repeat tonight on his CNN primetime show, AC360.
Interest in Daniels’ story had been running high for weeks, reaching the boiling point Sunday.
Daniels also said for the first time that she wasn’t attracted to Trump, which some pundits had predicted might trigger a POTUS Twitter tirade this morning.
Daniels’ controversial and much-dissected two-segment sit-down with Cooper started about 35 minutes late on the East Coast, due to NCAA basketball game overrun.
Deception (0.8, 4 million) was off by a tenth from its fast national last week, even with the final. »