Here Are the Top Cable Channels So Far in 2018

By Chris Ariens 

Fox News has now been the most-watched basic cable network since July of 2016, just as Donald Trump made his final push toward the White House.

Another byproduct of President Trump’s election is the ratings surge of MSNBC, which finished as the second-most watched basic cable network in Q1, in both total day and prime time, and covers Trump in a decidedly different way than Fox News.

Here’s a look at the top cable networks for the just-completed Q1 of 2018, which shows CNN in 7th place in total day and 11th place in prime time.


Top Cable Networks for Q1 2018 by TVNewser on Scribd

Top Cable News Programs Q1 2018 (A25-54 demo) by TVNewser on Scribd

Top Cable News Programs for Q1 2018 (Total Viewers) by TVNewser on Scribd