Royal sweep: Wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry makes history attracting more viewers in the US than the UK while Today bests GMA and CBS This Morning across the board with its coverage from Windsor

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The wedding of an American princess proved to be a big hit with American viewers, with 17.5 million viewers tuning in to watch on the big three networks, eclipsing the 17 million who watched the ceremony in the UK.

Early numbers show that the big three broadcast networks and big three cable networks combined for a impressive 22.338 million viewers, a strong showing for the historic occasion.

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And it was Today who pulled out the win, averaging 6.417 million viewers on Saturday, beating out Good Morning America with 6.348 million viewers and CBS This Morning with 4.786 million viewers.

The NBC morning show also pulled out wins in the key demo and its Friday coverage from Windsor, which also topped the competition in total viewers and the key demo.

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An additional 4.8 million viewers tuned in on the big three cable networks, where Fox News won the day with just over 2 million tuning in, ahead of the 1.764 million who watched on CNN and 987,000 on MSNBC.

CNN (601,000) did win in the key demo however, easily beating out Fox News (447,000) and MSNBC (243,000).


Final numbers are not yet in, so...
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