July #’s: FNC Posts Declines In Primetime

By Brian 

The Lost Remote newsletter brings you the the best in streaming news, from staffing changes to premiere dates to trailers—to the latest platform moves. Sign up today.

July was Fox News Channel’s best month so far this year. But despite a ratings boost from the conflict in the Middle East, FNC was still off 1 percent in the demo and 6 percent in total viewers compared to July 2005. In addition, all of FNC’s primetime shows were down in P2+ and P25-54.

At 8pm, The O’Reilly Factor averaged 506,000 in the demo (down 6 percent) and 2,147,000 viewers (down 9 percent). At 9pm, Hannity & Colmes averaged 474,000 in the demo (down 9 percent) and 1,735,000 viewers (down 14 percent).

Greta Van Susteren‘s declines are particularly dramatic: At 10pm, On The Record averaged 416,000 in the demo (down 32 percent) and 1,443,000 viewers (down 33 percent). Last July, Greta rode a ratings wave that was propelled by the Natalee Holloway saga, Fox e-mailers note…

Advertisement
Advertisement