FOX News Only Cable News Network Up Vs. 2008 in Primetime Viewership

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FOX News Channel averaged its highest-rated primetime ever with 11.5 million viewers, beating its previous primetime record of 9.2 million viewers in 2008 (the night of the VP debate) Find preliminary numbers for last night’s primetime coverage below.


PRIMETIME COVERAGE 8:00-11:00PM (primetime coverage)

FNC: 11,453,464 in total viewers (4,451,387 in 25-54)

CNN: 9,251,678 in total viewers (4,572,022 in 25-54)

MSNBC: 4,666,307 in total viewers (1,996,555 in 25-54)


2008 Election 8-11PM/ET (Primetime Comparison)

FNC: 9,044,000 (P2+) +27%, 3,925,000 +13%

CNN: 12,304,000 (P2+) -25%, 5,820,000 (25-54) -21%

MSNBC: 5,889,000 (P2+) —21%, 2,663,000 -25%



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