Fox News had the largest audience of the cable news networks last night for President Barack Obama‘s State of the Union address and the subsequent analysis and discussion.
• FNC drew 5.7 million Total Viewers during the address alone.
• CNN was second with 3.3 million.
• MSNBC had 2.4 million.
In the first full-hour programs to air after the address, “Hannity” at 11pmET drew 3.65 million Total Viewers (1.22M A25-54 demo), “AC360” at 11pmET drew 1.64 million viewers (540K demo), and “Countdown” at 10:45pmET drew 1.51 million viewers (439K demo).
Breakdowns for the speech itself, the first block of analysis, primetime in general, and the speech/analysis/response:
• Total Viewers
• A25-54 demo
Related: Our early broadcast network numbers for the address.