Fox News was the top cable news channel for the week of April 8, placing fifth in primetime and total day among all the ad-supported cable channels. The network averaged 1.65 million viewers in primetime and 1.00 million viewers in total day.
HLN placed 28th in primetime and 25th in total day, averaging 577,000 viewers and 424,000 viewers, respectively. MSNBC placed 29th in primetime and 34th in total day, averaging 571,000 and 342,000 viewers, and CNN placed 34th in primetime and 31st in total day, with 483,000 and 364,000 viewers.
Current TV placed last among all ad-supported cable channels in both primetime and total day, 94th and 96th place.
Among the business networks: CNBC led the way, placing 56th in primetime and 54th in total day. The network averaged 189,000 and 147,000 viewers, respectively. Fox Business Network placed 93rd in primetime and 91nd in total day, averaging 42,000 and 46,000 viewers, respectively. Bloomberg TV isn’t rated by Nielsen, and hasn’t been since it launched in 1994.
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