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Cable Network Ranker: Week of Sept. 29

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Fox News was the top cable news network for the week of September 29, placing fourth in primetime and fifth in total day. FNC averaged 1,728,000 primetime viewers and and 1,091,000 total day viewers.

MSNBC placed 27th in primetime and 28th in total day. The network drew 531,000 primetime viewers and 323,000 total day viewers. CNN placed 33rd in primetime and 24th in total day, with 461,000 primetime viewers and 409,000 total day viewers.

ESPN, TBS, USA and History Channel round out the top five networks in primetime. The full ranker is after the jump. Read more

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Cable Network Ranker: Fox News Tops For 4th Consecutive Week, CNN and MSNBC Crack Top 10

The election week cable network ranker is in, and it shows huge ratings gains for the cable news channels, as one would expect for such a newsworthy week.

Fox News Channel was the number one ad-supported cable network for the fourth consecutive week, the first time that has ever happened in the network’s history. FNC averaged 3.55 million viewers in primetime, and 1.78 million viewers in total day. In the adults 25-54 demo, FNC was second only to ESPN.

CNN cracked the top five in primetime and the top 10 in total day, thanks to Tuesday’s election coverage and coverage in the days that followed. CNN placed fourth overall in primetime with 1.96 million total viewers, and eighth overall in total day with 1.04 million. MSNBC was also in the top 10, placing fifth overall in primetime with 1.83 million viewers, and seventh in total day with 1.04 million.

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