A busy political news week, driven by the end of the government shutdown, propelled Fox News into the top five ad-supported cable networks during the week of October 14. FNC placed fourth in primetime and fifth in total day, averaging 1,758,000 and 1,123,000 viewers, respectively.
MSNBC placed 21st in primetime, with 842,000 viewers, and 20th in total day, with 522,000 viewers. CNN placed 32nd in primetime and 27th in total day, averaging 560,000 and 441,000 viewers, respectively.
TBS, ESPN, USA and AMC rounded out the top five cable networks. The full ranker is after the jump.