“Fox & Friends” was the highest-rated cable news show in the A25-54 demographic on Friday, besting even the primetime shows across all the cable news networks.
“F&F” averaged 319,000 demo viewers from 6-9amET, peaking in the 7amET hour with 353,000 viewers. As usual, Fox News outpaced MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and CNN’s “New Day,” beating the two shows combined in both total viewers and the demo.
Friday primetime shows usually see slightly lower ratings than the rest of the week. On February 21, Fox News averaged 240,000 A25-54 viewers from 8-11pmET in primetime, while MSNBC had 166,000, HLN had 121,000 and CNN had 84,000, respectively.
The cable news morning show numbers for Friday, February 21:
Fox News: 1,113,000 total viewers / 319,000 A25-54
MSNBC: 346,000 total viewers / 98,000 A25-54
CNN: 265,000 total viewers / 77,000 A25-54