Fox News Makes It 22 Weeks in a Row at No. 1

By A.J. Katz Comment

Fox News Channel was once again the most watched cable network in both total day and in prime time, among total viewers last week. MSNBC came in second. TBS and Investigation Discovery were No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, among the 25-54 demo, in total day and prime time.

This is FNC’s 22nd consecutive week as the number network in all of cable.

FNC also had the top five cable telecasts among total viewers including airings of Hannity taking the top 4 slots, averaging 3.2 million viewers per telecast last week.

Compared to the same week in 2017, which included the day of the James Comey hearing (Thurs, June 8), FNC was up +2 percent in prime time viewers, while MSNBC was down -11 percent. Those two networks also finished 1 and 2 this same week last year.

Basic Cable Top 5 – Prime Time (Total Viewers)

  1. FNC (2,425,000)
  2. MSNBC (1,648,000)
  3. HGTV (1,404,000)
  4. USA (1,357,000)
  5. TBS (1,117,000)

Basic Cable Top 5 – Total Day (Total Viewers)

  1. FNC (1,394,000)
  2. Nick (925,000)
  3. MSNBC (914,000)
  4. HGTV (779,000)
  5. ID (709,000)

Basic Cable Top 5 – Prime Time (A25-54)

  1. TBS (587,000)
  2. USA (542,000)
  3. HGTV (460,000)
  4. FNC (452,000)
  5. Discovery (444,000)

Basic Cable Top 5 – Total Day (A25-54)

  1. ID (296,000)
  2. FNC (273,000)
  3. HGTV (266,000)
  4. USA (250,000)
  5. TBS (249,000)

Most-watched cable news networks for week of June, 4 2018 by TVNewser on Scribd

Most-watched cable networks for week of June 4, 2018 (demo). by TVNewser on Scribd

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