Fox News Channel remains the cable king. According to Nielsen Media Research, Fox News tops the entire cable realm for the 13th consecutive month, besting HGTV, ESPN and other rivals. Fox also remains the most-watched cable news network for the 187th consecutive month — that’s more than 15 years. Fox News draws 1.3 million viewers during the day, MSNBC has 926,000 and CNN 674,000. During prime time, Fox News enjoys 2.1 million viewers while MSNBC has 1.7 million and CNN 892,000.
In addition, Fox Business Network now marks its ninth month as the leader in business news, drawing and average of 174,000 viewers to CNBC’s 145,000.