Fox News was the top cable news network for the week of August 18, placing second in both primetime and total day among all ad-supported cable networks. FNC averaged 1,944,000 primetime viewers and and 1,157,000 total day viewers.
CNN placed 18th in primetime and 12th in total day, averaging 821,000 viewers and 653,000 viewers, respectively. MSNBC placed 27th in primetime and 28th in total day, delivering 597,000 primetime viewers and 371,000 total day viewers.
ESPN, USA, TNT, and TBS rounded out the top five networks in primetime for the week. The full ranker is after the jump.