Thursday cable ratings: Republican National Convention dominates the night

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Fox News’ coverage of the Republican National Convention continued to perform well in the Thursday cable ratings this week, as the the multi-hour broadcast dominated the rest with a peak rating of 1.6 in adults 18-49. The network’s broadcast of “Hannity” also broke through the 1.0 barrier with a 1.1.

Both “The O’Reilly Factor” and “The Kelly File” benefitted from the boosted ratings as well with 0.9 and 0.6 numbers respectively.  CNN’s coverage of the RNC scored lower with a 1.3 for the night.

Top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Thursday, July 21, 2016

Show Net Time Total Viewers (000s) 18-49 rating
AMERICAS ELECTION HQ: RNC FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 9,724 1.6
AMERICAS ELECTION HQ: RNC FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 9,098 1.5
AMERICAS CHOICE 2016 CNN 10:00 PM 5,799 1.3
HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:37 PM 6,610 1.1
AMERICAS CHOICE 2016 CNN 11:00 PM 4,682 1.0
KELLY FILE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 6,553 0.9
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:30 PM 1,784 0.8
AMERICAS CHOICE 2016 CNN 9:00 PM 4,302 0.8
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 11:00 PM 1,750 0.8
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 10:30 PM 1,638 0.7
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 10:00 PM 1,502 0.6
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 2,406 0.6
AMERICAS CHOICE 2016 CNN 12:00 AM 2,596 0.6
THE OREILLY FACTOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 5,261 0.6
HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 AM 3,734 0.6
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:00 AM 1,243 0.6
MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 10:00 PM 2,962 0.6
MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 10:18 PM 2,978 0.6
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 12:15 AM 1,149 0.5
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:30 PM 1,945 0.5
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 9:30 PM 1,328 0.5
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 10:00 PM 1,375 0.5
BIG BANG THEORY, THE TBS NETWORK 10:30 PM 1,357 0.5
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 2:00 AM 1,010 0.5
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:30 AM 1,006 0.5
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 2:30 AM 993 0.5
FAMILY GUY ADULT SWIM 3:00 AM 1,034 0.5
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 2,868 0.5
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 9:00 PM 1,211 0.5
SQUIDBILLIES ADULT SWIM 12:45 AM 905 0.5
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 1,866 0.5
AMERICAN DAD ADULT SWIM 1:30 AM 928 0.5
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:30 PM 1,138 0.4
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 3:30 AM 925 0.4
BLAZE & THE MONSTER MCHNS NICKELODEON 8:30 AM 1,366 0.4
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 9:00 AM 1,501 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 8:00 AM 1,427 0.4
MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 11:34 PM 2,503 0.4
ON THE RECORD W/GRETA FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 3,524 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 1,775 0.4
LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 5:00 PM 1,953 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:00 AM 981 0.4
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:30 PM 1,428 0.4
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADULT SWIM 1:00 AM 838 0.4
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 10:00 PM 953 0.4
ROBOT CHICKEN ADULT SWIM 3:45 AM 884 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 4:30 PM 1,931 0.4
DIVERGENT TURNER NETWORK TELEVISION 8:00 PM 1,357 0.4
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 9:30 AM 1,530 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 5:28 AM 834 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 12:33 AM 916 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 7:30 AM 1,214 0.4
AQUA TEEN HUNGERFORCE ADULT SWIM 1:15 AM 817 0.4
MOVIE, USA USA NETWORK 7:30 PM 960 0.4
QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA NETWORK 10:00 PM 1,216 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:56 AM 830 0.4
THE FIRST 48 A&E NETWORK 9:00 PM 1,113 0.4
MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 9:00 PM 2,190 0.4
FRIENDS NICK-AT-NITE 11:00 PM 1,078 0.4
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 4:00 PM 1,889 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:00 AM 805 0.4
CNN TONIGHT CNN 1:00 AM 1,469 0.4
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 11:00 PM 1,387 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 6:30 AM 774 0.4
STEVEN UNIVERSE THE CARTOON NETWORK 7:00 PM 1,532 0.4
DAYTIME FIGHTING LEAGUE ADULT SWIM 4:00 AM 766 0.4
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 8:30 PM 981 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 4:24 AM 807 0.4
FLIP OR FLOP HOME AND GARDEN TV 8:00 PM 1,226 0.4
RIDICULOUSNESS SSN8 MTV 10:31 PM 746 0.4
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:46 AM 761 0.4
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:52 AM 783 0.4
BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:30 PM 1,038 0.4
BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 11:00 PM 1,008 0.3
GEORGE LOPEZ NICK-AT-NITE 3:18 AM 761 0.3
BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES WETV 9:00 PM 834 0.3
BOBS BURGERS ADULT SWIM 4:30 AM 742 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:06 AM 776 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 3:30 PM 1,752 0.3
MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE MSNBC 8:00 PM 1,942 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:30 PM 1,462 0.3
MOVIE, USA USA NETWORK 5:17 PM 799 0.3
BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 11:30 PM 908 0.3
SPONGEBOB NICKELODEON 7:00 AM 887 0.3
BUBBLE GUPPIES NICKELODEON 11:00 AM 1,378 0.3
BEAT B.FLAY FOOD NETWORK 10:00 PM 1,008 0.3
CLEVELAND SHOW, THE ADULT SWIM 5:00 AM 710 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 12:00 PM 1,424 0.3
FLIPPING OUT BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,014 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 2:12 AM 740 0.3
BUBBLE GUPPIES NICKELODEON 11:30 AM 1,325 0.3
FAMILY GUY TBS NETWORK 2:30 PM 650 0.3
PAW PATROL NICKELODEON 1:00 PM 1,457 0.3
MUTT & STUFF NICKELODEON 10:00 AM 1,280 0.3
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR NICK-AT-NITE 1:39 AM 729 0.3
2 BROKE GIRLS TBS NETWORK 9:30 PM 816 0.3
IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRUTV 11:01 PM 693 0.3
KING OF THE HILL ADULT SWIM 5:30 AM 681 0.3
TEAM UMIZOOMI NICKELODEON 10:30 AM 1,281 0.3
NICK AT NITE MOVIE NICK-AT-NITE 8:00 PM 1,149 0.3

 

Source: The Nielsen Company.

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