Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson tonight He drew a record 4.331 million viewers in the second quarter and 791,000 in show 25-54, making him the # 1 show on all cable news among total viewers and the show for the first time since its release, according to the network and Nielsen Media Investigation. This occurs when the Fox News Channel closed the second quarter of 2020 with the largest audience in the network’s history, both full-time and prime-time, Nielsen says.
The FNC prime time line of Tucker Carlson tonight and Hannity made cable news story with both shows breaking the all-time record set by Hannity in 1Q’20 for the highest-rated quarter for any cable news program. Both programs were the first cable news broadcasts to deliver more than 4 million viewers in total for an entire quarter and topped that number again in the second consecutive quarter.
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Tucker Carlson tonight The ratings came amid recent recalls by some key advertisers, including Disney, T-Mobile, and Papa Johns, about the host’s polarizing view of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Hannity It obtained the second highest-rated program in total viewers, with an average of 4,311 million and 754,000 viewers in the coveted demographic group 25-54, respectively. Ingraham’s angle it delivered nearly 3.6 million viewers and 655,000 in demo 25-54, earning the highest in network history at the 10 PM / ET time slot. At 5 PM / ET, The five dominated the hour with 3.9 million viewers and 655,000 on show 25-54, ahead of MSNBC The Rachel Maddow Show and beating CNN and MSNBC combined in both categories in the time interval.
Meanwhile, FNC was the most viewed network on all-day total and primetime among all core cables, marking 16 consecutive quarters in first place on the total day. FNC ended the quarter as the number one network in the luxury cable ratings (revenue of $ 100K +) on both the total weekday and primetime among total viewers, key demographic 25-54 and the Youngest demographic 18-49.
MSNBC ranked second in cable news, beating CNN for the 13th consecutive quarter in total viewers (1.22M vs. CNN’s 1.19M). The total audience for the day grew + 34% among total viewers and + 46% in A25-54 compared to 2Q19.