Fox Business Has Most-Watched Month Ever

By Chris Ariens 

With a lift from its second GOP debate, and a volatile month for the markets, Fox Business Network had its most-watched month ever in January.

Every show on FBN saw new highs, and Lou Dobbs Tonight, once again topped CNBC at 7 p.m. ET in total viewers.

FBN still trails market leader CNBC across most measurements, but the network is trending up. Mornings with Maria had its highest rated month ever, up +19 percent in total viewers and up +25 percent in the demo vs. December. The market hours, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., averaged 131,000 total viewers, its best yet.

More than 11 million tuned in for the GOP debate on FBN on Jan. 14 moderated by Neil Cavuto and Maria Bartiromo, making it FBN’s second most-watched show ever. The first was FBN’s first GOP debate watched by 13.5 million on Nov. 10

FBN ended 2015 as the fastest growing cable network on TV.