Fox News is the Number 2 Cable Channel in November Among Total Viewers

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November 28th, 2012


FOX News Channel is the #2 cable network in November

  • · For the month of November, FOX News Channel was the #2 cable network among Total Viewers in both Primetime (2.556 million) and Total Day (1.466 million) , behind only ESPN in Primetime and Nickelodeon in Total Day.


  • · FNC was the only cable news channel in the top 10 for both Prime in Total Day in Total Viewers. In prime, MSNBC ranked 11th(1.284 million) and CNN ranked 17th  (1.052 million). In Total Day, MSNBC was 12th (0.725 million)and CNN was 16th (0.652 million)

  • Pundit

    Election carried them all into teh top 20. Post-election will see them all fall down

  • BevAG

    Pundit, Fox looks like it’s picking up post election.

  • Derek

    Pundit obviously doens’t know what he is talking about. Fox News ALWAYS beats CNN and MSNBC – nothing to do with the election.

  • Diamond Dave

    Fox did suffer for a little over a week post election. I hardly watched it out of depression, so I’m thinking that may be the reason others did as well. Gave MSNBC fans a boner for a while though.

    By the way, will someone please tell the morons who comment at HuffPo that “faux” is pronounced “fo”, not “fox”.

  • BevAG

    I didn’t watch any television post election for the same reason, Dave. Totally disgusted. But now it’s back to finding real news. I want to know what happened to our Ambassador and the other Americans in Benghazi. The only station telling the story is Fox.

    MSNBC, being an arm of the Whitehouse, isn’t going to tell us anything that makes the Whitehouse look bad. I don’t understand how the public puts up with that pablum. People should be outraged that journalists are not holding any government officials accountable.

  • Laurence Glavin

    It doesn’t matter how the word ‘faux’ is PRONOUNCED. When we write “Faux Right-Wing Propaganda Network” we are displaying words as TEXT on a screen. It’s a means of emphasizing the FRWPN’s immense distance from news reporting. I’m still waiting for the Monday Cable News ratings by the way. Maybe they’re at

  • BevAG

    Max, yes, I was.

  • TZCA

    @I Am Max
    Posted November 28, 2012 at 11:41 AM
    BevAG – Were you that intrested in knowing why George Bush killed thousands of Americans in his war with Iraq??


    I don’t remember any reporting of the atrocities in Iraq being so blatently absent from so many news outlets as they have been in regards to the Benghazi incident. The media made plenty sure that I was continually informed of Bush’s failings, and without Fox’s rantings, I’d still think that 4 people were killed because of a stupid video.

  • TZCA

    ” I’d still think that 4 people were killed because of a stupid video”

    I was being metaphorical, as any thinking person would question this absurdity.

  • BevAG

    I totally agree, TZCA. And to watch MSNBC, CNN and its viewers not thinking that the killing of four Americans who were begging for help is not news is totally beyond me. And then to allow themselves to be lied to about a video without question is truly amazing. Thank goodness there’s many of us sane enough not to be okay with that.

  • lbsles

    @ Laurence Glavin
    Posted November 28, 2012 at 11:39 AM

    November 28th, 2012 at 7:40 am
    Cable News Ratings for Monday, November 26, 2012

    It does take a little ability to find this info.

  • lbsles

    Here is the link for the challenged left wing nuts that frequent this site.

  • TZCA

    Posted November 28, 2012 at 12:54 PM

    Thank goodness there’s many of us sane enough not to be okay with that.

    I just hope that those of us sane enough to question information (from both sides of the ideological spectrum) are not a dying breed.

    And to watch MSNBC, CNN and its viewers not thinking that the killing of four Americans who were begging for help is not news is totally beyond me

    I wonder if it’s a result of how divided our culture is now. Because Fox was the only one ranting about Benghazi, and because of the liberal prattle that Fox lies, the Benghazi incident is automatically dismissed as being without merit.

    Fitting the stereotype of a conservative (though I like to think of myself as a libertarian with the need for some social constraints), I occasionally watch MSNBC or CNN, but I gravitate toward FNC or FBC. This does not mean I accept anything coming from Fox as absolute truth, but the information is now the foundation upon which I can research further.

  • grets

    Derek obviously cant read. Pundit was saying all the cable networks were in the top 20 because of the election. Pundit did not make any statements between the rating comparisons between FOX, MSNBC, and CNN.

    Personally, I dont agree with Pundit’s statement in that FOX News is generally in the top 20 primetime during non-election times.

  • BevAG

    TCZA, I’m more of a Liberterian myself. I’m fiscally conservative. I do the same thing as far as Fox is concerned. I love watching the O’Reilly show, although I find him insufferable at times. But at least I know that watching Fox throughout the day I will get to know what’s out there that I need/want to look further into. I never take Fox or any other one source for what it’s giving me. I know they all have an agenda. I want to know what’s going on beyond that agenda.

    I’ve watched CNN. Ah, it’s okay. MSNBC I can’t believe it’s right in bed with the Whitehouse. I don’t understand how any free person would sit for that. We know better. No free person should want any news source that is an arm for the Whitehouse or any government agency.

  • TZCA


    I don’t understand the drool over the Obama team from MSNBC. Even though Fox drools over Republicans, it is not without some amount of criticism, a level of criticism I don’t see coming from MSNBC over Democratics.

    I like O’Reilly too, though I don’t always agree with him. When I first started watching O’Reilly, I was turned off by his pervasiveness over certain people he’s interviewing. Over time, I became less ‘offended’ (for lack of better word choice), and I do notice it most when the one being interviewed is sidetracking.

    As you said, no free person should want the press to be in the tank for a politician, especially one endowed with the powers of the Presidency. This goes against ‘Freedom of Press’ and can rapidly deteriorate into a state run media. We’re not there now, but it doesn’t give me warm fuzzies to think of the prospects.

  • doomsayer2012

    No wonder the media is rated lower the congress!!

  • Tkeela625

    Somebody please tell Diamond Dave that the definition for “faux” is imitation or fake, as in Faux News.

  • AppleStinx

    Where can we get ratings for Faux (Fô) News? Hey, has Comcast figured out yet which of its customers have people meters?

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