Bush Interview Tanks

Early reports indicate that Matt Lauer’s much-hyped prime-time special with President George W. Bush was watched by approximately 7 million viewers, ranking as the fourth most-watched show in that timeslot. Dancing With the Stars had 19 million viewers and Fox’s House drew 9.6 million viewers. On Sunday, President Obama’s 60 Minutes interview drew in 15.2 million viewers. The NBC Bush special was the former president’s first stop on his media tour for his new book Decision Points.