Fox News Channel was No. 3 in prime time and No. 1 in total day viewers among all ad-supported cable networks for the week of December 7. FNC averaged 2.03 million viewers between 8-11 p.m. ET, behind only ESPN’s NFL-heavy content and ABC Family’s holiday themed programming such as Elf, The Santa Clause, The Polar Express and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.
CNN finished No. 26 in prime time and No. 18 in total day, while MSNBC ranked No. 24 in prime time and No. 23 in total day. HLN finished No. 47 in prime time and No. 33 in total viewers. Discovery and Hallmark join Fox News, ABC family and ESPN among the Top 5 prime time networks.