Thursday, the cable news channels aired New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s lengthy press conference about the Fort Lee/George Washington Bridge traffic scandal. From 11AM-12PM, when the bulk of the conference took place, FOX News was the most watched cable news channel.
Not only did FNC beat CNN and MSNBC combined in P2+ and Adults 25-54 demographic, but FNC was also up the most vs. 2013 in the demo (up 113%). Happening Now at 11am was also the top telecast in Adults 25-54 in all of cable news yesterday.
Thurs. Jan. 9th: 11AM-12PM/ET
FOX News Channel: 1,663,000 viewers (481,000 in A25-54)
CNN: 604,000 viewers (165,000 in A25-54)
MSNBC: 494,000 viewers (110,000 in A25-54)