After experiencing a major drop last week, FX’s “American Horror Story” continued to dip in the Wednesday cable ratings this week from its previous 1.8 to a 1.7 rating in adults 18-49. Once again, it still managed to grab the top spot of the night though. Show More Summary
Keeping in line with some of the previous weeks, USA’s “WWE Smackdown” scored the top non-rerun spot of the night in Tuesday’s cable ratings, maintaining a 0.7 rating in adults 18-49 for the second week in a row. Following its season 2 renewal recently as well, FX’s “Atlanta” dipped one tenth from a 0.5 to a 0.4. Show More Summary
The third quarter of 2016 witnessed Fox News wracked by scandals and the departure of its founder and nearly-20-year CEO, but the network was also the most-watched basic cable channel in both primetime and total day.
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The 2016 presidential election cycle has been very goo to cable news networks. Fox News Channel delivered its most watched quarter ever in total day viewership. FNC ranked No. 1 in basic cable for Q3 primetime and total day total viewers. Show More Summary
Averaging 1.41 million viewers every day for the last three months was a record for the 20-year-old network.
Predictably, CNN’s coverage of the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton scored the top spot in the Monday cable ratings this week with a 3.6 rating in adults 18-49. Fox News’ broadcast of the debate meanwhile,...Show More Summary
“Fear the Walking Dead” and “Power” were the two top-rated original shows on cable Sunday. “Fear” was down a tenth of a point in adults 18-49 week to week, but its 1.5 was still easily the day’s best performance. “Power” ended its third season with a 0.9, even with the previous week. Show More Summary
Fox News tops in total viewers, CNN takes the demo.
A pair of prime-time college football games on ESPN topped the cable rankings for Saturday. The Arkansas-Texas A&M and Auburn-LSU games each scored a 1.3 rating among adults 18-49, with the latter drawing slightly more total viewrs (4.10 million to 3.87 million). Show More Summary
With its season finale, Lifetime’s “Rap Game” broke above the pack and grabbed the top non-rerun spot in the Friday cable ratings last week, scoring a 0.5 rating in adults 18-49 for the second week in a row. “Bring It!” also kept its 0.5 streak going for the network. Show More Summary
Bill O’Reilly and Megyn Kelly had an excellent week of ratings at Fox News. O’Reilly averaged 2.94 million viewers a night, while Megyn Kelly averaged 2.77 million, which is her best showing in the past month. The election cycle is certainly helping both Fox News stars. Show More Summary
Once again, the NFL Network’s coverage of Thursday night football landed the top spot in the cable ratings this week, with the Houston vs New England game scoring a 1.5 rating in adults 18-49, holding steady with last week’s performance. Show More Summary
Discovery is the place to be on cable TV when it comes to learning about the world and/or watching people be naked and afraid, but its ratings have been slipping lately. According to one executive, there's one big reason why viewers haven't been tuning in as much.
Following its season six premiere last week, “American Horror Story” experienced a major dip on FX from a 2.8 to a 1.8 rating in adults 18-49. The series still managed to grab the top spot of the night though. Meanwhile, the season 2 finale of USA’s “Mr. Robot” ticked up one tenth from its previous 0.3 […]
Last night, CNN's Don Lemon scored higher in the coveted 25-54 demo than anyone else on CNN and MSNBC.
Once again, USA’s “WWE Smackdown” grabbed the top non-rerun spot of the night in the Tuesday cable ratings this week, despite dropping one tenth from a 0.8 to a 0.7 rating in adults 18-49. Meanwhile, FX’s “Atlanta” also fell from a 0.6 to a 0.5. OWN’s “If Loving You is Wrong” dipped from a 0.8 […]
Fox News has built a basic cable ratings empire on its reputation as a bastion of conservative American values, but the channel’s supposedly wholesome image has been besmirched in recent months by numerous allegations of sexual harassment against ex-CEO Roger Ailes. Show More Summary
Once again, Monday night football dominated the rest of the competition in the cable ratings this week, with ESPN’s coverage of the Philadelphia vs Chicago game scoring a 4.5 rating in adults 18-49. A late-night edition of “SportsCenter” followed behind as well with a 1.3 for the network. Meanwhile, “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” ticked […]
NFL coverage swept the Top 5 spots in the combined adults 18-49 rankings for Sept. 12-18. The four-way tie for sixth place, however, is even more interesting. The premiere of “American Horror Story: Roanoke” on FX drew a 2.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic. That ties it with the Emmy Awards, which had a down year, […]