Toronto Plane Crash: Cable Ratings

By Brian 

When an Air France passenger set plowed off the runway in Toronto yesterday afternoon, the cable nets saw a slight spike in viewership. FNC averaged more than one million viewers, while CNN was several hundred thousand behind. Here are the 4 to 6pm time period figures:

Total viewers:

4-6pm: FNC: 1,014,000 / CNN: 735,000 / MSNBC: 249,000

25-54 demographic:

4-6pm: FNC: 301,000 / CNN: 270,000 / MSNBC: 97,000