Neil Cavuto Calls Out CNBC for Lack of Election Coverage

By Brian Flood 

CavutoCNBCNeil Cavuto’s doing a lot of calling out this week.

On his Fox News show Thursday he called out Democrats who choose not to appear on Fox. Later, on his Fox Business show, he called out CNBC for not covering the midterms Tuesday night.

“I think another network was in reruns, something about a shark, a tank. Well they’re in the tank,” said Cavuto, who worked at CNBC in the 1990s before moving to Fox in 1996.

While CNBC didn’t air extended coverage of the midterms, the network produced live updates throughout the night in between episodes of “Shark Tank” and “The Profit.” also posted election results and featured a live blog. As for the ratings for the night: CNBC averaged 547,000 total viewers and 261,000 in A25-54 in primetime (8-11pmET).