Fox News has been the most-watched cable information community amongst each whole day and primetime viewership for 33 straight weeks because it gears up for its twenty fifth anniversary.
Fox News, which launched on October 7, 1996, completed the week of September 27 via October 3 because the most-watched community throughout all of fundamental cable by averaging 1.4 million viewers. No different networks surpassed the one-million viewer plateau, as ESPN completed second with a mean every day viewers of 933,000.
CNN settled for under 486,000 viewers throughout the identical time interval.
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During the primetime hours of 8-11 p.m., solely NFL-heavy ESPN topped Fox News’ 2.3 million common. MSNBC averaged 1.2 million to complete third, adopted by NFL Network, HGTV and TLC, whereas CNN didn’t crack the highest ten.
Fox News averaged 232,000 whole and 553,000 primetime viewers among the many key demographic of adults age 25-54 to simply high cable information in each classes. CNN landed behind 22 totally different networks throughout primetime, averaging solely 134,000 viewers within the advertiser-coveted class and ending behind MTV, Adult Swim, Comedy Central, History and Bravo, amongst others.
MSNBC struggled within the demo amongst whole day viewers, ending because the No. 25 fundamental cable community with a mean 25-54 viewers of solely 82,000. Lifetime, Paramount, ESPN2, Nickelodeon and Hallmark Channel are among the many networks to outdraw MSNBC within the essential class. In truth, it was CNN’s worst week among the many whole day demo since November 2014, though the liberal community nonetheless managed to high MSNBC within the class with 102,000 viewers.
“The Five” averaged 3.2 million viewers to complete because the most-watched cable information program of the week, whereas Tucker Carlson Tonight” averaged 486,000 demo viewers to finish atop the category. “Hannity,” “Special Report with Bret Baier” and “The Ingraham Angle” joined “The Five” and Tucker” among the many high 5 packages.
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“Gutfeld!” was broadcast from Nashville, averaging two million viewers to outdraw NBC’s “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon” and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” along with all the pieces CNN needed to supply.
“Watters World” was the most-watched cable information program over the weekend, averaging 1.7 million viewers. Fox News topped CNN and MSNBC mixed on each Saturday and Sunday in whole day and primetime amongst each whole viewers and the demo. CNN had its lowest-rated weekend among the many demo since May 2000 as Jim Acosta’s program had its smallest viewers because it launched in April.
MSNBC’s weekend primetime lineup had its smallest viewers since 1997.
Fox News not too long ago completed the third quarter because the most-watched community in all of fundamental cable amongst each whole day and primetime viewers. It has topped cable information for 79 straight quarters and beat CNN and MSNBC mixed in key measurables.
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