As usual, Fox News Channel was the top cable news channel in 2011, and was the only cable newser to place in the top 10 list of cable channels in both primetime and total day.
FNC placed fourth in primetime, behind only cable stalwart USA, sports juggernaut ESPN and TNT. In total viewers FNC placed sixth, behind Nickelodeon, USA, Nick at Nite, Adult Swim and TNT.
MSNBC placed 28th in primetime and 30th in total day, while CNN placed 29th in primetime and 27th in total day.
The 2011 network ranker is below:
Cable Time Period Rank -2011