Rupert Murdoch’s news network averaged 1.4 million total viewers and 2.2 million viewers during prime time to win both categories.
FNC’s sister station, Fox Business Network, ended the third quarter as the No.
1 rated business network, marking the first time ever the network has outpaced rival CNBC in business day viewers for four consecutive quarters.
President Trump also made news on a daily basis and the quarter ended with cable news stations going all-in on the controversy surrounding NFL players kneeling during the national anthem.
“The Rachel Maddow Show” became the first program in MSNBC history to finish as the most-watched show in cable news among both total viewers and the demo for an entire quarter.
A populist, anti-abortion, anti-tax, libertarian-leaning conservative, Drudge has his finger on the pulse of Middle America. NEWT GINGRICH Former Speaker of the House of Representatives He lead the Republican Revolution of 1994, when the Grand Old Party swept into power on a platform of smaller government, welfare reform and lower taxes - ending 40 years of Democratic rule in the House of Representatives.
A towering intellect, Gingrich is a one-man powerhouse of conservative ideas.
Perhaps no figure in American public life was cited so frequently in Washington in the run-up to his September report on the progress of the "surge" when his integrity was attacked by the liberal advocacy group Move
Although Petraeus, as a professional soldier, has properly stayed away from the political arena, he is a close friend of Bill Frist, the former Republican senator and surgeon who once saved the general's life when he was shot in the chest during a training accident.
Her new competitor, “Hannity,” finished second followed by “Tucker Carlson Tonight” and “The Five.” CNN’s most popular show among younger viewers was Cooper, who finished sixth overall.