CNN Ratings Plummet. The cable news network has lost over 2 Million viewers year over year. The decline is due in large part to the Chris Cuomo scandal. He was ultimately fired by boss Jeff Zucker over revelations he advised brother Andrew on combatting the sexual harassment allegations. He lost his lucrative Seven Figure annual salary for hosting Prime Time. Like the former Governor, he has retreated in disgrace. Their fall is of epic proportions. Cable television is a Big Business, and the viewership drop means Millions in lost revenue. CNN Ratings Plummet. The fallout from the Cuomo scandals continues to leave a trail of devastation !!