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Rachel Maddow has half as many viewers as she had a year ago

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I hate to indulge in schadenfreude, except whenever I feel like it. And with so much bad news in the world right now, we could all use some cheering up.

Alex Weprin at TVNewser reports:

MSNBC continued its rough 2013 in the ratings, continuing to lose significant audience from 2012…

Compared to August 2012, MSNBC was down -28% in total viewers and -32% in the A25-54 demographic in total day and -36% and -32%, respectively, in primetime…

In primetime, “The Rachel Maddow Show” posted all-time low ratings in total and demo viewers, down -43% and -47%, respectively. “The Last Word” posted a low in total viewers, losing -40% of its total viewer audience and -42% of its demo audience. at 8 PM, “All in” was down -48% and -42% in total and demo viewers, respectively, placing behind CNN for the hour.

Oh no, America. You’re missing out on this!

And this!

And especially this!

I’m sure they’ll turn it around. And if worst comes to worst, I hear Al Jazeera America is hiring. These geniuses would feel right at home.

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