For the second-straight week, Fox News Channel finished as the No. 1 primetime network in all of cable. FNC averaged 1.86 million viewers between 8-11pm for the week of March 9. This week mirrors the same week last year, as FNC also finished No. 1 in primetime and No. 3 in total day viewers a year ago. “The O’Reilly Factor” had four telecasts in the Top 20 based on total viewers.
CNN ranked No. 35 in primetime and No. 22 in total day, while MSNBC finished No. 26 in primetime and No. 31 in total day. HLN ranks No. 42 in primetime and No. 33 in total day.
AMC, ESPN, TBS and USA join Fox News in the Top 5 for primetime, with Nickelodeon, Adult Swim, USA and ESPN joining Fox News in the total day Top 5.