Fox Information Channel completed the third quarter the most-watched network in all of primary cable amongst each whole day and primetime viewers because the community marks its twenty fifth anniversary.
The community has additionally completed No. 1 in primary cable for the seventh-straight quarter and beat each CNN and MSNBC throughout each hour of the day within the news-heavy quarter as People turned to Fox Information for info and evaluation.
Fox Information averaged 1.4 million viewers, in comparison with 738,000 for MSNBC and solely 598,000 for CNN in the course of the jam-packed quarter that featured protection of the continuing coronavirus pandemic, President Biden’s chaotic army withdrawal from Afghanistan, a disaster alongside the southern border, now-former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigning amid sexual harassment claims and quite a lot of different main information.
Fox Information additionally topped CNN and MSNBC mixed in the course of the primetime hours of 8-11 p.m., averaging 2.4 million viewers in comparison with 1.3 for MSNBC and solely 822,000 for CNN.
“Tucker Carlson Tonight” averaged 3.2 million viewers to complete the quarter because the most-watched present on cable information. “The 5” averaged three million viewers to complete behind solely “Tucker” because the No. 2 program in all of cable information regardless of airing at 5 p.m. ET, whereas “Hannity” averaged 2.9 million viewers to complete third.
“The Ingraham Angle” averaged 2.3 million viewers as host Laura Ingraham completed because the most-watched solo feminine host in cable information, topping MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Present,” which completed fifth.
CNN’s hottest present was the scandal-plagued “Cuomo Prime Time,” which ranked No. 23 for the quarter and didn’t crack the one-million viewer plateau. Regardless of being CNN’s hottest program, “Cuomo Prime Time” completed behind 15 completely different Fox Information choices and 7 MSNBC applications.
“Gutfeld!” outdrew each CNN program no matter time slot and even topped ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Dwell!” and NBC’s “The Tonight Present with Jimmy Fallon” amongst whole viewers for the quarter in Nielsen’s Dwell+SD metric.
“Tucker Carlson Tonight” additionally completed atop the important thing demographic, averaging 549,000 nightly viewers between ages 25-54 as Fox Information dominated the class coveted by advertisers. “Hannity,” “The 5,” “The Ingraham Angle,” “Particular Report with Bret Baier,” “Gutfeld!” and “Fox Information Primetime” all outdrew something CNN and MSNBC needed to provide within the essential demo.
Because of this, Fox Information crushed each liberal networks within the class.
FNC averaged 227,000 demo viewers in comparison with 130,000 for CNN and solely 94,000 for MSNBC. Throughout primetime, FNC averaged 377,000 whereas CNN managed 188,000 and MSNBC attracted solely 161,000.
CNN and MSNBC each had their lowest-rated quarters among the many demo since no less than 2015.
“Fox & Buddies” averaged 1.2 million whole viewers and 210,000 within the demo to prime cable information competitors in each classes. CNN’s lengthy struggling “New Day” completed with its worst quarter since 2014 and didn’t even common 500,000 each day viewers.
“America’s Newsroom with Invoice Hemmer and Dana Perino,” “The Faulkner Focus,” “Outnumbered,” “America Experiences with John Roberts and Sandra Smith,” “The Story” and “Your World with Neil Cavuto” are amongst Fox Information’ daytime choices that outdrew CNN’s hottest present.
On weekends, “Unfiltered with Dan Bongino,” “Watters’ World,” “Justice with Choose Jeanine,” “Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo,” “MediaBuzz,” “Life Liberty and Levin,” “Sunday Night time in America with Trey Gowdy” and “The Subsequent Revolution with host Steve Hilton” helped Fox Information end with the 17 most-watched applications amongst whole viewers.
All knowledge courtesy of Nielsen Media Analysis.