President Obama’s jobs speech drew 31.4 million viewers, topping addresses on the wars in Libya and Iraq.
According to Nielsen, the speech drew fewer viewers than Obama’s announcement that Osama bin Laden had been killed. That address, on May 1, captured an audience of 56.5 million.
The speech on Libya drew 25.6 million viewers and the address on Iraq had 29.2 million.
Obama’s jobs speech was carried on 11 networks.