Fox News Tops all Basic Cable for 5th Straight Week – Now 6 Weeks in a Row
Fox News Channel finished first in both primetime and total-day viewers among all basic cable networks for the week of Feb. 15-21. FNC has now topped basic cable in five consecutive weeks.
This is Fox News’ first five-week win streak in 13 years, dating back to the coverage of the Iraq war in 2003. Five weeks at No. 1 in both total day and prime ties the network’s all-time record of consecutive weekly victories.
CNN finished No. 7 in primetime and No. 10 in total day, while MSNBC finished No. 13 primetime and No. 17 in total day. Both networks featured multiple Town Halls during the week of Feb. 15.