Former FBI Director James Comey’s Senate testimony Thursday attracted more than 100 million viewers as he detailed conversations with President Donald Trump and discussed the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
The hearing was seen by 89 million people on Facebook and approximately 19.5 million people saw it on television, according to Axios:
The high-profile Congressional hearing (McCarthy, Iran-Contra, Anita-Hill) used to be prime spots for television. Now those audiences are shifting online. In addition to Facebook, 2.7 million people watched it on Twitter’s Bloomberg co-branded livestream. (One caveat: a Facebook view can be as short as 3 seconds, so a direct comparison to TV ratings is inexact.)
The TV viewership…