FOX NEWS CHANNEL UP DOUBLE DIGITS IN VIEWERS AND DEMO FOR AMTRAK CRASH COVERAGE
During the live breaking coverage of the Amtrak crash near Philadelphia last night, FOX News Channel (FNC), was the number one cable news channel in both total viewers and adults 25-54, the key news demographic. From 10PM/ET – 1AM/ET, FNC averaged 1,1137,000 in total viewers and 229,000 in adults 25-54.
From 10-11PMET, when news of the crash broke,FNC beat both CNN and MSNBC, delivering 1,454,000 in total viewers and 264,000 adults 25-54. FNC was up 17 percent in both total viewers and adults 24-54 during the hour compared to the same day last year.