Fox News pulls in highest prime-time ratings in 24-year history

by Jordyn Pair · Feb 26th, 2020 1:43 pm

Last Updated Feb 26th, 2020 at 5:23 pm

Fox News has pulled in its highest ratings in the 24-year history of the company, averaging 3.5 million total viewers during prime time in February, according to Nielsen Media Research.

The ratings mark the 44th consecutive month the outlet has been the most-watched channel in all of basic cable.

Fox saw more viewers in February than MSNBC (1.78 million) and CNN (1.05 million) combined.

Sean Hannity's, Tucker Carlson's, and Laura Ingraham's shows were in the top in cable news, with all three hitting all-time highs for a month.

Fox News was up 35 percent overall in total viewers compared to the same month in 2019. CNN declined by three percent and MSNBC declined by nine percent compared to the same month last year.


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