CNN invested in Anderson Cooper as the smart, hip face of the network, but viewers have been straying from the prime-time anchor. Cooper's ratings have dropped all year, reports the LA Times
According to Nielsen, the audience for the 10-11 p.m. hour of "AC 360" is 933,000 viewers in May, the first time he's fallen below the 1 million mark since last August. Since the start of 2009, Cooper
has lost one-third of his audience.