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Cable News Ratings

Fox News DOMINATES Top Programs In Cable News Ratings

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Life is full of change, but one thing we can always rely on is Fox News' continued domination of the cable news ratings. The Nielsen ratings for the s...

CNN Ratings Dismal In Q2 2010, Campbell Brown & Larry King See Worst Quarters Ever

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Larry King says it wasn't ratings that spurred his decision to end "Larry King Live" in the fall, but even so, his numbers for the second-quarter were...

Cable News Ratings April 2010: Fox News Hits 100 Months At #1, Olbermann Breaks Into Top 10

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The ratings are in for April 2010, and Fox News has hit a ratings milestone: its 100th consecutive month as the top cable news network. In primetime ...

CNN Ratings: April is the Cruelest Month

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I think CNN is at risk of becoming a bad joke.

Cable News Ratings: Top 30 Programs In Q1 2010 (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Just how dominant is Fox News? Consider this: its morning show, "Fox & Friends," draws more total viewers on average than the top-rated NON-Fox show i...

Do The Dems Still Have a Chance: What the Cable News Ratings Indicate

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

I became and have remained interested in the cable news ratings because I think that they continue to indicate national political attitudes.

CNN Ratings PLUMMET In Q1: Larry King Down 43%

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If CNN thought a busy news-quarter — dominated by the Haiti earthquake and the health care debate — would spell the end of their primetime...

Reliance on Cable News: More Than We Thought?

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Ezra Klein shares my fascination with the questions in the monthly tracking poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) that ask Americans how they get...

Cable News Ratings, Democrats May Yet Have a Chance

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Last week, the three other news networks had larger audiences in total viewing, prime-time viewing and every demographic category than did FoxNews.

Fox News Wins January With Big Numbers, CNN Tops MSNBC

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Fox News Channel is on a roll, with January its best month in prime-time ratings since the 2008 presidential election. Meanwhile, th...

Fox Helps GOP Victory -- GOP Victory Helps Fox

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Fox was giving its audience what it wanted to see while MSNBC's audience turned their sets off and cried themselves to sleep. The reason? The Republican victory in the Massachusetts Senate race.

Earthquake in the Ratings

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

MSNBC continues to neglect fast breaking major news stories because it relies on coverage provided by NBC News, which has been cut back severely for the usual financial reasons.

Food Shines, News Declines

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

In the October ratings, the Food Network had more viewers under 55 than any of the news networks, including Fox, which finished behind Food in every single advertising demographic category.

Danny Shea

A Tale Of Two MSNBCs

HuffingtonPost.com | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Increasingly, it's seeming as if there are two cable news networks inside 30 Rockefeller Plaza: a thriving, opinion-oriented evening channel that's so...

Fox News' 2009 Ratings Records: Network Sees Best Year Ever

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

2009 was a record year for the Fox News Channel. The News Corp-owned cable news outlet has just finished its best year among total viewers in its 1...

CNN Falls To Last Place In Primetime Demo

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The October 2009 cable news ratings are in with a major milestone: CNN has fallen to last place in the primetime demographic, the category advertisers...

Fox News, "NBC Nightly News" Win Big News Week

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In one of the bigger news weeks this fall, with the the health care debate, the 2009 elections and the breaking news out of Fort Hood, Fox News and "N...

November 2009 Cable News Ratings: Fox News Tops For 95th Consecutive Month

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News was tops among cable news networks in November for the 95th consecutive month, taking the top 13 programs in a month that saw every network d...

Fox News Ratings Undamaged By White House War

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Many critics of the Obama administration's ongoing war against Fox News have cautioned that, if anything, calling out the network will only increase i...

Health Summit Reality Check

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

The point of this post is probably obvious, but given the tendency among political junkies to assume that other Americans follow politics the way we d...

News Viewers: Fox -- News Users: CNN

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

The full third quarter cable news ratings are in, and nothing has changed very much. Fox News still has more viewers than CNN and MSNBC combined.

Fox News Dominates 3Q 2009 Cable News Ratings

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News has pulled off another dominant quarter, claiming the top 10 cable news programs in 3Q 2009 and growing against 3Q 2008, while CNN and MSNBC ...

Fox News Ratings Remain Strong Into Fall Season, #3 Network On Cable

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News continues to be a ratings magnet, even as the fall season has returned to TV. For the week of September 14-September 20, the cable news outl...

CNN Has Lost Its Way

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Giving an audience of millions to enraged extremists is too great a gift to qualify as "freedom of speech."

Cable News Ratings--Liberals Jump Ship

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Unless Democrats develop a clear and compelling message, they face a very tough time in the 2010 elections.