Fox News Tops March And First Quarter Cable Ratings

Fox News topped the March ratings as well as the first quarter of 2022, while CNN saw its ratings rise in the past month, dominated by coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Fox News averaged 2.86 million viewers in primetime, up 19% from the same month a year earlier. MSNBC averaged 1.28 million, down 29%, and CNN averaged 1.22 million, up 1%. In the 25-54 demo, Fox News averaged 529,000, up 41%, while CNN posted 366,000, up 25%, and MSNBC was at 183,000, down 23%.

Fox News Ends 2021 As Most-Watched Basic Cable Channel For Sixth Straight Year

End-of-year ratings are in and Fox News finished off 2021 as the top-rated basic cable channel for the sixth straight year, netting a lot of other wins along the way. MSNBC came in second place, followed by CNN, ESPN and HGTV.

CNN’s Chris Cuomo Show Hit All-Time Ratings Low Last Week

Week of Sept. 27 Cable Network Ranker: Fox News No. 1 in Total Day, ESPN No. 1 in Primetime

Fox News Marks 29 Consecutive Weeks As Most-Watched Across 24-Hour Day

CNN’s Chris Cuomo Viewership Tanks After Brother’s Resignation

Fox News Nabs 94 Of Top 100 Most-Viewed Live Cable Telecasts In August

Fox News also had the top five programs in cable news in total viewers and the demo.

Hannity’s Trump Interview Tops All of Cable News in Tuesday Ratings

Fox News Wins Primetime, Total Day And Posts Week-To-Week Growth

CNN’s ‘New Day’ Hits 7-Year Ratings Low In July

Fox News Is Most-Watched Basic Cable Net For 17th Consecutive Week

Fox News Tops Cable News Ratings In May As CNN Loses Half Of Key Demo Viewership

May ratings are in and Fox News beat its cable news competition in total-day viewership and primetime viewership in both total average viewers and viewers in the key demo, according to Nielsen Media Research data. CNN lost half of its key demo viewership year over year, but maintained its year-to-date lead in the demo.

Fox News Cruises To Big Win In Weekly Cable News Ratings

Tucker Carlson Leads Fox News To Big Win In April Primetime Ratings

Fox News Opens April With Primetime, Total Day Wins

Weekly Cable Ratings: Fox News Marches On

Fox News Beats CNN, MSNBC In Ratings For Biden Primetime Address

Fox News, CNN Split Weekly Cable Ratings Honors

Fox Business Touts Ratings For ‘Kudlow’ Premiere

According to Nielsen, Fox Business Network’s debut of Kudlow, hosted by Larry Kudlow at 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, notched 225,000 total viewers and 34,000 adults 25-54, delivering triple-digit growth in both total viewers (up 116%) and the 25-54 demo (up 183%) compared to the same day last week. Featuring an exclusive interview with former Treasury Secretary […]

Weekly Cable Ratings: CNN No. 1 In Demo; Fox News No. 1 In Primetime; MSNBC No. 1 In Total Day

Rachel Maddow, Tucker Carlson, Chris Cuomo Are Most-Watched Cable News Hosts In January

Fox News Leads Cable News Network Rally

CNN Primetime Ratings Fall Back To Earth In First Post-Trump Week

CNN Tops Fox News And MSNBC In Impeachment Day Ratings

CNN led the way in cable news ratings during Wednesday’s impeachment of outgoing President Donald Trump, according to early Nielsen Media Research data. According to Nielsen, from 12:30 p.m. ET to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, CNN brought in a total of 3.804 million average viewers. MSNBC was in second place among the big three cable news networks, pulling in an average of 2.581 million. Fox News delivered 1.391 million average total viewers in that time period.

College Football Championship Viewership Plummets To 16-Year Low

Alabama’s 52-24 rout of Ohio State in the College Football National Championship game drew 18.7 million viewers for ESPN’s family of networks on Monday. That puts it on pace to be the least-viewed championship game in college football’s era of staging an end-of-season matchup to determine the national champion.

Fox News, CNN Tops In 4Q Cable Ratings

CNN Tops All Of TV In Capitol Riot Coverage

Fox News Extends Streak, Sets Cable News Records

Ratings for Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News Channel topped all news and basic cable channels for a fifth straight year in 2020, according to Nielsen data released on Tuesday. The network averaged 1.9 million viewers per day and 3.6 million in primetime — record levels for cable news channels — during a news-heavy year marked by the coronavirus pandemic, protests for racial justice and a contentious U.S. presidential election.

Ranking 2020’s Networks Winners And Losers

The complete broadcast, cable and pay TV ratings ranker for 2020 in total viewers and adults 18-49.

Cable News Networks See Big Gains In 2020

Fox News will finish the year again at top of the news channels in primetime, with an average of 3.6 million viewers, up 45% from the same period the previous year. MSNBC averaged 2.2 million, a boost of 24%. CNN saw an even greater increase, as it was up 85% to average 1.8 million.

Fox Business Network Delivers Highest-Rated Year

Fox Business Network (FBN) ended 2020 by notching its highest-rated year in network history across total day and business day dayparts, while nine FBN programs delivered milestone viewership highs, according to Nielsen Media Research. In commenting on the network’s year-end ratings, FBN President Lauren Petterson said: “We are incredibly proud of the entire Fox Business team […]

Week of Nov. 30: Fox News, MSNBC, CNN Finish No. 1 In Different Measurements

Newsmax TV Scores First Ratings Win Over Fox News

Shepard Smith Now Anchoring In Quieter Waters

Since his CNBC debut in late September, The News With Shepard Smith has averaged a modest 280,000 viewers each weeknight at 7 p.m. That’s twice as many viewers as the Shark Tank reruns it replaced — but a fraction of the 2 million-plus viewers that CNN, Fox and MSNBC each attract at the same hour.

Nov. Cable Ratings: Fox News Tops Overall, CNN Wins Key Demo

Fox News Wins Ratings Week, While MSNBC Touts Daytime Figures

CNN Tops In Viewers Of Biden’s And Harris’ Sat. Speeches

Fox News Sets Record For Most-Watched Primetime Election Night Coverage In Cable News History

Fox News Channel’s primetime coverage of election night 2020 topped all television networks and set a record for the most-watched election night coverage in cable news history, according to early data from Nielsen. FNC’s primetime coverage averaged 13.7 million in total viewers and nearly 5 million in the 25-54 demographic, making it the highest-rated election night coverage in all of television in total viewers and the adults 25-54 demo, beating ABC, NBC, CBS and all cable news networks.

Tucker Carlson Drew 7.5M Viewers On Tuesday

Tucker Carlson Leads Fox News To Highest-Rated Month In History