Fox News was the top cable news network for the month of August, averaging 1,782,000 viewers in primetime and 1,056,000 viewers in total day. Fox News placed third in primetime and fourth in total day among all ad-supported cable networks for the month.
CNN placed 26th in primetime and 16th in total day, delivering 629,000 primetime viewers and 503,000 total day viewers. MSNBC placed 31st in primetime and 28th in total day, averaging 571,000 viewers and 342,000 viewers, respectively.
USA, TNT, History Channel, and ESPN rounded out the top five primetime networks for the month. The full ranker is after the jump.