Fox Information Channel was the No. 1 basic cable network from January 17-23, marking 23 straight weeks of outdrawing CNN and MSNBC mixed amongst whole viewers.
Fox Information averaged 1.5 million viewers whereas no different community handed the one-million-viewer benchmark. ESPN completed second with 699,000 adopted by MSNBC’s 670,000. CNN averaged a dismal 474,000 to complete ninth, behind primary cable choices equivalent to Meals Community and Investigation Discovery.
Fox Information additionally dominated throughout the primetime hours of 8-11 p.m., averaging 2.4 million viewers whereas No. 2 ESPN did not crack two million common viewers. MSNBC managed 1.2 million to complete third, and CNN attracted a median primetime viewers of solely 578,000 to complete outdoors the highest ten.
TBS, TNT, Lifetime, Meals Community, Discovery Channel, Historical past, INSP, TLC and Hallmark are among the many networks to outdraw CNN’s struggling primetime lineup of Anderson Cooper, Don Lemon and the rotation of hosts occupying the 9 p.m. time slot following the termination of Chris Cuomo.
CNN’s Brianna Keilar stuffed in at 9 p.m. final week however managed solely 555,000 common viewers. Throughout the identical time interval, “Hannity” averaged 3.2 million to present Fox Information a staggering 471% benefit.
In comparison with the identical week in 2021, Fox Information’ viewers grew 10% whereas CNN dropped 77% and MSNBC shed 63% of final yr’s viewership. Fox Information additionally had 14 totally different packages entice over three million viewers throughout the week, in comparison with zero packages that reached that mark for CNN and MSNBC.
“The 5” was the most-watched cable information program of the week, averaging 3.7 million viewers. “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” “Hannity,” “Particular Report with Bret Baier” and “The Ingraham Angle” joined FNC’s ensemble packages among the many prime 5.
Fox Information additionally thumped CNN and MSNBC among the many advertiser-coveted demographic of adults age 25-54, averaging 243,000 viewers in comparison with 96,000 for CNN and solely 78,000 for MSNBC. Throughout primetime, Fox Information common 356,000 demo viewers whereas MSNBC managed 134,000 and CNN attracted 129,000.