MSNBC, the Network of The Resistance, Is Rising

The NBCU channel had a record-breaking quarter

Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity has the most viewers on cable news, followed by MSNBC's Rachel Maddow. Getty Images

For years, MSNBC was a middle-of-the-road basic cable network, ratings-wise.

@ajkatztv A.J. Katz is the senior editor of Adweek's TVNewser.