FOX NEWS MOST WATCHED FERGUSON COVERAGE ON TUESDAY NIGHT
On Tuesday, August 19th – FOX News Channel (FNC) was the most-watched cable news channel for live coverage of the Ferguson case in both Total Viewers and adults 25-54 from 8PM until 1AM/ET, the key primetime and late night hours of coverage, averaging 1.8 million viewers and and 468,000 adults 25-54. FNC’s ratings grew from Monday night, rising 14% percent in adults 25-54 and up 3 percent in Total Viewers.
CNN and MSNBC’s ratings declined from Monday night. CNN fell 9 percent in both viewers and adults 25-54 and MSNBC was down double-digits in both categories.
8PM-1AM on Tuesday, August 19th
FNC: 1,832,000 total viewers (468,000 in A25-54)
CNN: 1,012,000 total viewers (458,000 in A25-54)
MSNBC: 674,000 total viewers (180,000 in A25-54)
Source: Nielsen Media Research