Fox News Channel won the cable news ratings race in January, dominating the channel's 23rd straight month of competition. In its heyday, Fox averaged 1.945 million viewers, nearly double MSNBC's 1.047 million viewers and far ahead of CNN, which failed to break the million mark with just 629,000 prime time viewers. . Total number of views
All cable news channels were down in January from the same month last year, with Fox News down 13%, MSNBC down 9% and CNN down 1%. Author: Although CNN has underperformed in recent ratings, the network managed to buck the trend in 25-54 viewers, the age group most valued by advertisers. CNN prime time is up 3%, MSNBC is up 16% and Fox News is up 29%.
The most popular shows of the month were on Fox News, and The Five was again the top-rated show on cable news with 3.378 million viewers. Tonight, Tucker Carlson is second with 3.188 million viewers, followed by Jesse Watters (2.836 million viewers), Hannibal (2.568 million viewers) and The Special Report with Brett Baier ( 2.406 million viewers) in primetime.
In tonight's key demo, Tucker Carlson led with 448,000 viewers , followed by The Five (379,000 viewers), Jesse Watter's Primetime (319,000 viewers), Hannity (307,000 viewers) and the network's late-night Gutfeld show! (301,000 followers)
In all-day ratings, Fox News averaged 1.349 million viewers (down 4% from January 2022), followed by MSNBC (703,000 viewers – up 7 percent) and CNN (524,000 viewers – up 7 percent). . ), all based on reviews compiled by Nielsen. In the key demo, FNC leads the list with 173,000 viewers (down 23 percent), followed by CNN (107,000 viewers – 7 percent) and MSNBC (78,000 viewers – 5 percent).
CNN's new debut This Morning continued its struggles in January, pulling in just 372,000 viewers behind top-rated Fox & Friends , which averaged 1.2 million viewers.