Fox Information topped different cable networks in August, beating its cable information rivals as properly different cable networks.
Audiences once more had been down throughout the board versus final yr. The drop was considerably anticipated, given final yr’s presidential elections and, in August, the political conventions.
In primetime, Fox Information drew 2.47 million viewers, down 32% from the identical month a yr earlier, adopted by MSNBC with 1.23 million, down 44%, and CNN with 819,000, down 51%. Within the 25-54 demo, Fox Information averaged 394,000 viewers, down 38%, in comparison with CNN with 191,000, down 58%, and MSNBC with 163,000, down 55%.
In complete day, Fox Information averaged 1.42 million, down 20%, in comparison with MSNBC with 732,000, down 41%, and CNN with 621,000, down 39%. Within the 25-54 demo, Fox Information averaged 238,000, down 24%, in comparison with CNN with 136,000, off by 47%, and MSNBC with 96,000, down 51%.
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Fox Information additionally landed the highest 5 cable information exhibits, led by Tucker Carlson Tonight with 3.3 million, adopted by The 5 with 3.11 million, Hannity with 3 million, The Ingraham Angle at 2.39 million and Particular Report with Bret Baier at 2.19 million. Within the 25-54 demo, Tucker Carlson Tonight topped with 551,000, adopted by Hannity with 503,000, The 5 with 460,000, The Ingraham Angle at 410,000 and Particular Report with Bret Baier at 349,000. The Rachel Maddow Present fell out of the highest 5 for the month, by which the host was on trip for a part of the time-frame.
Different highlights: Fox Information’ Gutfeld!, which launched in April, once more received the 11 PM hour, averaging 1.7 million viewers and 312,000 within the 25-54 demo. The community famous that Gutfeld! beat The Late Present with Stephen Colbert in complete viewers and the demo for one week within the month. The Fox Information present, nevertheless, doesn’t go head-to-head with The Late Present throughout the nation: Gutfeld! begins at 11 PM ET, a half hour earlier than The Late Present, and airs at 8 PM PT on the west coast.
Amongst particular sequence, CNN’s Historical past of the Sitcom, airing on Sundays, received its time interval on complete viewers over cable information rivals in complete viewers and the important thing demo. It averaged 1.42 million viewers and 317,000 amongst viewers 25-54.