Fox News Dominates Q2 Ratings

By Andrew Gauthier 

Orlando Sentinel

Among cable-news channels, Fox News was the clear favorite in the second quarter of 2010.

Fox News was the winner for the total day and for prime time. The ratings, however, revealed that all the cable news channels were down from the second quarter last year.

In prime time, Fox News averaged 1.9 million viewers. It had a bigger audience than MSNBC (758,000), CNN (594,000) and HLN (487,000) combined. Fox was down 10 percent from the second quarter last year while MSNBC was off 4 percent, CNN was off 31 percent and HLN was down 12 percent. More…