February 2013 had lots of news, although as we noted yesterday, none of the cable news channels were able to grow compared to February of 2012.

The top four ad-supported cable channels in primetime in February were USA Network, History, TNT and TBS, all bolstered by new episodes of their original programs. Fox News Channel placed fifth, with ESPN, AMC, A&E, Discovery and FX rounding out the top 10.

FNC was the top cable news channel for the month, placing fifth in primetime and sixth in total day. MSNBC was 24th in primetime and 27th in total day, while CNN was 29th in both primetime and total day.

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