FOX News was again the number one basic cable channel in both Primetime (1.78 million) and Total Day (3.54 million)among Total Viewers for the week of November 5, beating ESPN and USA. This is the fourth straight week that FNC has been the number one basic cable channel among Total Viewers. FNC was also the number two cable network among Adults 25-54 (1.03 million Total Day, 496,000 primetime), beating every channel but ESPN.
The last time FNC performed this well in primetime was during the week of the 2008 presidential election (11/3/08) with 1,14 million Total Viewers and 527,000 Adults 25-54.
The other cable news channels also performed well during election week. Among Total Viewers, CNN ranked number 4 in primetime (1.96 million) and number 8 in Total Day (1.04 million)while MSNBC was number 5 in primetime (1.83 million) and number 7 in Total Day (1.04 million)..