June Ratings: FNC More Than Doubles CNN In Total Day & Prime

By Brian 

It’s going to be a long day of ratings. Quoting Fox’s press release: “FOX News Channel continued its cable news dominance for the 14th consecutive quarter and achieved its highest rated month in 2005, according to Nielsen Media Research.”

“FNC more than doubled CNN’s Prime Time average in June, averaging 1,723,000 viewers, up 14% compared to June 2004. CNN lost more than a quarter of its Prime Time audience with an average of 688,000 viewers (down 27%), while MSNBC averaged 307,000 viewers (down 18%) vs. 2004.”

“In Total Day, FNC again more than doubled CNN’s June average, with 896,000 viewers, up 6% over June ’04. CNN averaged 385,000 viewers (down 20%) in Total Day followed by MSNBC with 198,000 viewers (down 14%).”