Fox News now marks 14 consecutive weeks as the number one cable TV network in both prime time and total day, among total viewers. Among younger viewers, TNT is No. 1 in both total day and prime time with Fox News coming in No. 2 in total day and No. 5 in prime time. The NBA on TNT and WWE Raw on USA pushed those networks into the Top 5.
Among total viewers, all three cable news networks were Top 3 among all of cable last week for total day viewing with major tune-in Friday night as President Trump announced coalition airstrikes in Syria. The three cable news channels averaged 9.7 million viewers between the hours of 9-11 p.m. ET Friday night.
Basic Cable Top 5 – Total Day (Total Viewers)
1. FNC (1,534,000)
2. MSNBC (1,125,000)
3. CNN (863,000)
4. NICK (838,000)
5. HGTV (777,000)