Fox News was the #2 cable network in primetime last week, averaging around 500,000 viewers less than #1 USA Network. MSNBC came in #27 and CNN was #33 in primetime. In total day, Fox was the #4 cable network, while CNN was #28 and MSNBC was #35. You can see the full cable network rankings after the jump.
In the rankings for cable news programs, Fox again had the top 13 led by “The O’Reilly Factor,” which averaged almost 4 million viewers the week of Jon Stewart‘s appearance. FNC’s late-late night program, “Red Eye,” which airs at 3am on the east coast, ranked ahead of CNN’s primetime programs in the A25-54 demo.
The top non-FNC show in the demo was HLN’s “Nancy Grace,” while MSNBC’s “Countdown” was the top non-FNC show in total viewers. HLN’s “Showbiz Tonight” and “Morning Express” were also in the demo top 20. After the jump, you can see the cable news program rankings for last week (by demo viewers).