The Top Cable News Programs in July 2015 Were…

By Brian Flood 

Fox News Channel is home to the Top 14 cable news shows among total viewers for July 2015. FNC has now had the Top 14 shows for 17 consecutive months. FNC also has eight of the Top 10 in the key A25-54 demo.

The O’Reilly Factor has been the No. 1 show in both categories for 176 consecutive months, since December 2000. The nightly repeat of O’Reilly even finished ahead of all non-FNC programming in both categories for the month of July.

The Kelly File finished second in both categories, while Hannity, The Five and Special Report with Bret Baier round out the Top 5 shows among the demo. On the Record with Greta Van Susteren is No. 5 in viewers and No. 7 in the demo. Don Lemon‘s CNN Tonight is the network’s top program in the demo, while Anderson Cooper 360 is CNN’s most-watched program among total viewers at No. 19 overall.


CNBC’s Shark Tank is the ninth highest-rated program among the key demo, finishing ahead of all other non-FNC content. MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show finishes No. 15 as the highest-rated non-FNC program among total viewers. Maddow is also MSNBC’s highest-rated show in the demo, finishing at No. 19. Nancy Grace is HLN’s top show in both viewers and the key demo. Varney & Company leads Fox Business Network in both categories.

July Top Shows

July Top Shows A25-54