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Who Watched Obama's Infomercial?
If you watched, you are one of the 33.5 million U.S. viewers that did so last night. The infomercial was simulcasted on CBS, FOX, NBC, Univision, BET, MSNBC, and TV One and drew 3 million more viewers to the tubes than on an average Wednesday night at the 8:00 p.m. hour, according to Nielsen who noted that "in comparison, the final debate between the two presidential candidates drew 56.5 million U.S. viewers on October 15. The candidates’ first debate on September 26 drew 52.4 million viewers; their second debate, on October 7, drew 63.2 million viewers."