With April Win, Fox News Celebrates 100 Months at Top

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Huffington Post

The ratings are in for April 2010, and Fox News has hit a ratings milestone: its 100th consecutive month as the top cable news network.

In primetime (8-11PM), Fox News averaged 1.92 million total viewers (485,000 A25-54) to take first place; MSNBC came in second with 785,000 total viewers (239,000 A25-54). CNN came in third in total viewers with 596,000, beating HLN’s 512,000; in the A25-54 demo, however, HLN placed third with 166,000 to CNN’s 148,000.

For the full day, HLN actually placed second in the demo with 134,000 A25-54 viewers, behind only Fox News’ 287,000. CNN beat MSNBC in total viewers (413,000 to 391,000), but MSNBC beat CNN in the demo (129,000 to 123,000). More…