The Most Busted Name In News, Indeed

THR: Premiere of Olbermann’s re-incarnated Countdown beats CNN in target demographic.  179,000 viewers to 89,000.

Keep in mind CurrentTV  is carried by few cable systems; as opposed to CNN, which can be seen everywhere.

Of course, 179,000 is not that impressive a number, either.  As a TV executive friend of mine once said, “I can open a window and have a bigger audience” (Not really – maybe when I lived in NYC).  But this must be something of a humiliation for CNN…