FOX News is Most Watched Cable News Network During Heavy News Week
The week of May 13 to May 19 was FNC’s second highest rated week of the year among Total Viewers in both primetime and total day. (The week of the Boston bombings, April 15-21 2013, was FNC’s highest rated week of the year.) FNC was the number three advertiser supported basic cable network in both dayparts behind only TNT and USA in primetime and Nickelodeon and TNT in total day.
HLN was the surprise number two cable network last week, ranking 22nd in total day and 30th in primetime among advertiser supported basic cable channels. CNN came in 29th in total day and 34th in primetime while MSNBC ranked 33rd in total day and 35th in primetime.