The defeated former guy is holding one of his narcissism rallies in Arizona on the evening of Saturday, January 15th, and the catastrophic ratings failure is likely to end up as another nail in the coffin of his political aspirations. Right now it looks like the only network that has any broadcast capacity that will be airing the event is Newsmax. A search of the foxnews.com webpage on the afternoon of January 15th found no headlines related to the defeated former guy’s campaign event, suggesting that FOX will not be interrupting their usual weekend propaganda to broadcast the Arizona shitshow. With only creepy, fringy right-wing Youtube channels like OANN and Right Side Broadcasting carrying the event, ratings will basically just be a measure of Russian botnet activity.
None of the more moderate cable television news channels have said they will carry the event. It appears that cable television news networks are reluctant to make the same mistake they made in 2015, when they contributed around $2.5 Billion to the Trump campaign by giving him free air for his campaign rallies, often without any effort at fact-checking his statements. The value of those campaign contributions from networks like CNN and MSNBC were greater than the total campaign spending of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
To make matters worse for the disgraced loser gasbag, his event will have to compete with NFL football. The Raiders/Bengals game is broadcasting on NBC stations beginning at 4:30 EST, and the Bills/Patriots game is broadcasting on CBS stations beginning at 8 EST. What kind of mental patient wants to listen to a senile old wind-bag bitch about the 2020 election when you could be watching the NFL playoffs?