BASHING THE COMPETITION: Fox News Appeals to More Viewers Than CNN, MSNBC Combined!

The October ratings are in and Fox News has the top spot.

Nielsen Media Research recently released data that Fox News Channel ended October as the most watched cable network among total viewers for the 20th consecutive month. This surpasses CNN and MSNBC viewership in key categories, Fox News reports.

From Fox News

Fox News had 1.5 million viewers per day, while none of the other networks reached that number. With 885,000 viewers on average, ESPN was second. MSNBC came in at 751,000 and CNN at 533,000.

Fox News averaged 2.3 Million viewers during the primetime hours from 8-11 p.m. EDT. This compares to 1.2million for MSNBC and just 624,000 for CNN. It was CNN’s lowest monthly primetime audience.

“The Five” was watched by an average of 3.4 million people to become the most popular show on cable TV for the seventh consecutive month. For the past 10 months, cable news’ top-rated roundtable discussion show, featuring Dana Perino and Jesse Watters, has been viewed by 3.4 million viewers.

“Tucker Carlson Tonight,” which averaged 3.3m viewers, finished second. “Jesse Watters Primetime,” Hannity,” Special Report with Bret Baier,” Hannity,” “The Ingraham Angle,” Hannity,”” “Gutfeld!,” and “America’s Newsroom,” followed by “Jesse Watters Primetime,” Hannity,” Hannity,” “Special Report With Bret Baier,” Hannity,” “The Ingraham Angle,” Hannity,” Hannity,” “The Ingraham Focus,” “America Reports,” “America Reports” (The Story with Martha MacCallum”) as Fox News programs swept the top 13.

MSNBC’s No. 1 program was “The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell,” which came in at No. 14 in cable news programs. The Lead with Jake Tapper was the most popular cable news program. It ranked No. 24 overall.


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