Wednesday, August 3, 2022

July Another Winning Month For Fox News Channel

FOX News Channel (FNC) finished July 2022 as the third most-watched network in all of television during weekday primetime, trailing only CBS and NBC. 

According to Nielsen Media Research, FNC remained as cable’s most-watched network in total day and primetime with both total viewers and the 25-54 demo. FNC surpassed CNN and MSNBC combined with total day and primetime viewers and was number one in all of cable with total day and primetime viewers. FNC also ranked number one in cable news in primetime viewers for the 18th month in a row and notched 82 of the top 100 cable telecasts for the month. Notably, FNC was the only cable news network to post gains versus July of 2021 in total day viewers, while CNN and MSNBC experienced declines. In total day, FNC delivered 1.4 million viewers, 194,000 with the 25-54 demo and 118,000 with the 18-49 demo. In primetime, FNC netted 2.1 million viewers, 292,000 in the 25-54 demo, and 181,000 with the 18-49 demo. The network also delivered the top four programs in cable news with viewers and the top 15 of the top 16 cable news programs in the 25-54 demo.

FNC continues to make up over half the cable news audience share occupying 51% of viewers across total day and primetime. According to Nielsen MRI Fusion data, FNC continued to be the most watched network among all political spectrums and is watched by more Independents than MSNBC and CNN in total day and primetime demo and is the preferred network of Democrats, with more tuning into FNC than both MSNBC and CNN in total day and primetime 25-54 demo.

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  • At 5 PM/ET, FNC’s late afternoon offering The Five continued to make television history, earning the top-rated spot in viewers for the month and finishing first in cable news for the last seven out of eight months. The roundtable program averaged 3.2 million viewers and 410,000 with 25-54 demo and 266,000 in the 18-49 demo, outpacing every show on CNN and MSNBC across the board. 
  • At 8 PM/ET, Tucker Carlson Tonight continued as the highest-rated program in cable news in the younger 25-54 demo, averaging 3.1 million viewers and 482,000 in the demo, as well as 310,000 in the 18-49 category throughout July. 
  • Hannity at 9 PM/ET scored 2.5 million viewers, 343,000 in the 25-54 demo and 204,000 among adults 18-49, topping MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show and CNN combined in both categories. At 10 PM/ET, The Ingraham Angle’s Laura Ingraham garnered 2.1 million viewers, 305,000 in the 25-54 demo and 180,000 in 18-49. Notably, FNC’s The Five and Tucker Carlson Tonight both beat ABC’s The Bachelorette in total viewers.

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