Weather Channel viewers spike during hurricane coverage

Weather Channel viewers spike during hurricane coverage
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Concerns over recent hurricanes plaguing the U.S. have benefited the Weather Channel’s viewership.

The channel, which usually shows weather updates for areas across the country every ten minutes, averaged roughly 1.3 million primetime viewers during the first half of last week, according to The New York Times, which cites Nielsen ratings.

That number is up from an average of 150,000 prime time viewers during the last week of July.

The channel has featured continuous coverage of…

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