Fox Information completed third to each CNN and MSNBC throughout the board within the rankings on Friday for the third straight day—the primary time since September 2000.
Within the wake of President Donald Trump inciting an insurrectionist mob to storm the Capitol to cease Congress from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s election, cable information viewers flocked to CNN and MSNBC for stay protection of the riots and fallout.
On Wednesday, CNN averaged 5.941 million complete viewers and a pair of.074 million in the important thing 25-54 demographic for the complete day, in comparison with MSNBC’s 4.543 million viewers general and 1.106 million demo viewers and Fox Information’ complete viewers of three.464 million and 852,000 within the demo.
The disparity elevated on Thursday, with CNN drawing 3.854 million complete viewers, MSNBC averaging 3.321 million, and Fox pulling in 1.935 million for the day. CNN additionally led within the demo, nabbing 1.193 million with MSNBC ending second at 653,000 and Fox bringing within the rear at 384,000.
The streak continued on Friday as CNN completed first as soon as once more with 3.121 million complete viewers, adopted by MSNBC’s 2.816 million and FNC’s 1.702 million. Within the complete day demo, CNN drew 878,000 viewers, in comparison with MSNBC’s 512,000 and Fox Information’ 320,000. MSNBC, in the meantime, skilled its highest-rated week ever, averaging a complete of three.1 million viewers.
Fox Information, which completed 2020 because the most-watched network in cable news history, has seen a ratings decline for the reason that election, leading to the conservative-leaning channel overhauling its weekday lineup on Monday.