Top Cable News Shows in January Were…

By Brian Flood 

Fox News Channel has claimed the top 14 cable news programs in total viewers for 11 consecutive months, dating back to March 2014.  FNC also claimed eight out of the Top 10 programs in the key A25-54 demo for January 2015.

“The O’Reilly Factor” is up +14% in the demo since the same month last year, and has been No. 1 for 170 consecutive months, going back to December 2000.

“The Five,” “The Kelly File,” “Special Report w/ Bret Baier” and “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren” join O’Reilly in the Top 5 cable news programs in both total viewers and the demo.

Anderson Cooper’s “AC360″ came in 6th in the demo and 16th overall, while reruns of “Shark Tank” on CNBC cracked the Top 10 in the demo, averaging 249,000 viewers, but came in 30th in total viewers.

“The Rachel Maddow Show” was MSNBC’s highest-rated show in both categories, ranking 15th in total viewers and 26th in the demo.

“Forensic Files” led HLN in total viewers, finishing in 35th place. The top-rated show in total viewers on Fox Business was “Varney & Co.,” which ranked 85th overall.

Jan. 2015 A25-54 Cable News Ranker

Jan. 2015 P2+ Cable News Ranker