Interesting Factoid - Reagan's Inauguration Had More TV Viewers
According to The Hollywood Reporter's James Hibberd, Ronald Reagan's Inauguration - in 1981 - had more TV viewers than the just concluded Inauguration of President Barack Obama (Obama's inauguration most-watched since Reagan's).
Reagan had 41.8 million TV viewers, whereas Obama had 37.8 million.
But that's not even as impressive as it sounds for Obama, especially when you consider that:
What Hibberd should have gone on to say was that in comparison, Reagan's Inauguration was seen on only three networks over a much shorter period of time. But that wouldn't fit in with the narrative...