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Fox News Viewers Wage War on Dish: Thousands Call to Complain, Disconnect

FNCdishDish customers lost Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network Saturday night, as talks between the network and satellite provider collapsed.

Since late Saturday night, talks have stopped. Fox News EVP of distribution Tim Carry tells TVNewser “our phone line is open, we’re willing to talk. Am I negotiating right now? I’m not.”

Fox viewers, however, are fully engaged. Since 6 a.m. Sunday, over 12,000 calls have been placed to Fox–and 7,000 of them asked to be connected to Dish to disconnect their service. The network reports 22,000 viewer emails have been sent to Dish to object to the Fox blackout, and viewers have swarmed the Dish Facebook page. Fox’s Carry says Dish has agitated a very powerful audience. “Relative to any other fight they’ve had, they’ve never had a viewer as personally invested as Fox News. Our viewers are invested. They have a personal relationship with us.”
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Cable Network Ranker: Week of Sept. 15, 2014

cable news logos_304x200Fox News was the top cable news network for the week of September 15, placing fourth in both primetime and total day. FNC averaged 1,666,000 primetime viewers and and 1,034,000 total day viewers.

MSNBC placed 32nd in primetime and 29th in total day, while CNN placed 37th in primetime and 26th in total day.

ESPN, TBS, and USA were the top three networks in primetime. The full ranker is after the jump.

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Cable Network Ranker: Week of August 11

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Fox News was the top cable news network for the week of August 11, placing fifth in primetime and fourth in total day among all ad-supported cable networks. FNC averaged 1,670,000 primetime viewers and and 1,047,000 total day viewers.

CNN placed 20th in primetime and 16th in total day, averaging 752,000 viewers and 547,000 viewers, respectively. MSNBC placed 27th in both primetime and total day, delivering 630,000 primetime viewers and 371,000 total day viewers.

Discovery, TNT, USA and the History Channel rounded out the top five networks in primetime for the week. The full ranker is after the jump. Read more

The Scoreboard: Monday, August 18

25-54 demographic (Live +SD)

  • Total day: FNC: 302 | MSNBC: 129 | CNN: 356 | HLN: 130
  • Primetime: FNC: 405 | MSNBC: 194 | CNN: 423 | HLN: 150

4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a:
FNC
Cavuto/Obama:

205/251

TheFive:

349

Baier:

312

Greta:

325

O’Reilly:

409

Kelly:

411

Hannity:

394

Shep:

431

Shep:

403

MSNBC
Wagner:

156

EdShow:

128

Sharpton:

106

Matthews:

126

Hayes:

157

Maddow:

219

O’Donnell:

203

Hayes:

211

Maddow:

275

CNN
Tapper:

360

Blitzer:

315

Blitzer:

337

Burnett:

330

Cooper:

357

Cooper:

391

Tonight:

522

Tonight:

545

Tonight:

706

HLN
Now:

75

Files:

39

Files:

50

Jane:

103

Grace:

163

Dr.Drew:

146

Files:

142

Files:

213

Files:

240

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The Scoreboard: Saturday, August 16

25-54 demographic (Live +SD)

  • Total day: FNC: 175 | MSNBC: 160 | CNN: 178 | HLN: 113
  • Primetime: FNC: 134 | MSNBC: 220 | CNN: 137 | HLN: 99

4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a:
FNC
Alt/HQ:

183

Stossel:

171

NewsHQ:

209

Report:

188

Huckabee:

110

Pirro:

144

Kelly:

148

RedEye:

135

Pirro:

144

MSNBC
News:

190

Caught:

177

Caught:

159

Caught:

181

Caught:

189

Lockup:

231

Lockup:

241

Lockup:

307

Lockup:

322

CNN
News/Gupta:

266

Nwsroom:

249

Smerconish:

230

Nwsroom:

194

Nwsroom:

151

Blackfish:

137

Blackfish:

122

Hunt:

132

Hunt:

83

HLN
Files:

81

Files:

95

Files:

102

Files:

129

Files:

92

Files:

89

Files:

115

Files:

169

Files:

182

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The Scoreboard: Friday, August 15

25-54 demographic (Live +SD)

  • Total day: FNC: 238 | MSNBC: 121 | CNN: 189 | HLN: 79
  • Primetime: FNC: 224 | MSNBC: 165 | CNN: 253 | HLN: 85

4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a:
FNC
Cavuto:

271

TheFive:

321

Baier:

228

Greta:

200

TheFive:

294

KellySpcl:

150

Hannity:

227

TheFive:

203

Kelly:

192

MSNBC
Wagner:

130

EdShow:

142

Sharpton:

162

Matthews:

176

Hayes:

141

Maddow:

177

Lockup:

178

Lockup:

229

Lockup:

166

CNN
Tapper:

238

Blitzer:

215

Blitzer:

268

Burnett:

203

Cooper:

268

Cooper:

288

Spot/Flight:

239/168

Sixties:

90

Sixties:

100

HLN
Now:

46

Files:

29

Files:

68

Files:

91

Files:

82

Files:

69

Files:

104

Files:

151

Files:

171

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The Scoreboard: Tuesday, August 12

25-54 demographic (Live +SD)

  • Total day: FNC: 288 | MSNBC: 94 | CNN: 169 | HLN: 154
  • Primetime: FNC: 400 | MSNBC: 200 | CNN: 220 | HLN: 161

4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a:
FNC
Cavuto:

197

TheFive:

318

Baier:

364

Greta:

277

O’Reilly:

487

Kelly:

438

Hannity:

264

O’Reilly:

194

Kelly:

227

MSNBC
Wagner:

59

EdShow:

92

Sharpton:

154

Matthews:

227

Hayes:

198

Maddow:

237

O’Donnell:

162

Hayes:

92

Maddow:

76

CNN
Tapper:

146

Blitzer:

212

Blitzer:

192

Burnett:

241

Cooper:

279

O’Brien:

203

Tonight:

177

Tonight/Spot:

161/191

CNNI:

140

HLN
Now:

79

Files:

78

Files:

95

Jane:

124

Grace:

154

Dr.Drew:

152

Files:

176

Files:

346

Files:

318

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The Scoreboard: Monday, August 11

25-54 demographic (Live +SD)

  • Total day: FNC: 294 | MSNBC: 92 | CNN: 230 | HLN: 117
  • Primetime: FNC: 574 | MSNBC: 180 | CNN: 568 | HLN: 143

4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a:
FNC
Cavuto:

151

TheFive:

264

Baier:

302

Greta:

445

O’Reilly:

688

Kelly:

580

Williams:

441

O’Reilly:

323

Kelly:

202

MSNBC
Wagner:

60

EdShow:

81

Sharpton:

118

Matthews:

161

Hayes:

169

Maddow:

202

O’Donnell:

167

Hayes:

132

Maddow:

71

CNN
Tapper:

140

Blitzer:

174

Blitzer:

177

Lemon:

504

Bltizer:

735

Blitzer:

525

Tonight:

445

Tonight:

363

CNNI:

238

HLN
Now:

92

Files:

88

Files:

98

Jane:

182

Grace:

166

Dr.Drew:

168

Files:

95

Files:

105

Files:

142

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The Scoreboard: Friday, August 8

25-54 demographic (Live +SD)

  • Total day: FNC: 243 | MSNBC: 111 | CNN: 140 | HLN: 92
  • Primetime: FNC: 237 | MSNBC: 142 | CNN: 134 | HLN: 117

4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a:
FNC
Cavuto:

236

TheFive:

261

Baier:

289

Greta:

232

TheFive:

242

Kelly:

258

FNR:

211

TheFive:

170

Kelly:

234

MSNBC
Wagner:

58

EdShow:

79

Sharpton:

115

Matthews:

143

Hayes:

113

Maddow:

135

Lockup:

178

Lockup:

273

Lockup:

266

CNN
Tapper:

160

Blitzer:

128

Blitzer:

135

Burnett:

146

Cooper:

157

Cooper:

130

Tonight:

115

Sixties:

121

Sixties:

126

HLN
Now:

45

Files:

30

Files:

53

Files:

100

Files:

115

Files:

98

Files:

140

Files:

176

Files:

149

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Cable Network Ranker: Week of July 28

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Fox News was the top cable news network for the week of July 28, placing third in primetime and fourth in total day among all ad-supported cable networks. FNC averaged 1,876,000 primetime viewers and and 1,060,000 total day viewers.

MSNBC placed 27th in primetime and 30th in total day, averaging 590,000 viewers and 340,000 viewers, respectively. CNN placed 32nd in primetime and 23rd in total day, delivering 535,000 primetime viewers and 442,000 total day viewers.

TNT, USA, the History Channel and Syfy rounded out the top five networks in primetime for the week. The full ranker is after the jump. Read more

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