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More Than 20 Million Watched Christine Blasey Ford And Brett Kavanaugh

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More Than 20 Million Watched Christine Blasey Ford And Brett Kavanaugh
That's more than the roughly 19 million people who tuned in for James Comey's hearing.
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More than 20.4 million people watched Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh testify Thursday, according to a Nielsen estimate. 

That's higher than the roughly 19 million people who tuned in for James Comey's hearing. And these numbers don't include the people who watched on their phones, computers and in crowds.

CNN says Thursday was its "biggest live video day" since President Trump's inauguration, with 8 million live starts on its website and apps. Variety reports NBC News Digital saw 3.5 million video starts, while Fox News Digital got over 3 million.

And while we're talking numbers, there isn't an accurate way to compare all of this to the Anita Hill hearings in 1991 since there was only one cable news channel and no widespread internet access.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.