Fox News, MSNBC, CNN Finish 1, 2, 3 on Cable Last Week

By Chris Ariens 

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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)

Top Cable Channels Week of 4.9 (Total Viewers) by TVNewser on Scribd

Top Cable Channels Week of 4.9 (A25-54) by TVNewser on Scribd