Fox News vs. CNN vs. MSNBC 5-11pm Cable News Ratings.
Actually, if you compare the recent primetime ratings for CNN, MSNBC and Fox news with how the same channels were doing a few years ago, Fox is faring quite a bit worse than before while MSNBC has.
From March 16-20, Fox News saw its ratings climb 89 percent over the same time last year, to 881,000 primetime viewers per day ages 25-54, while CNN was up 193 percent to 790,000 and MSNBC climbed.
To do that, we examined chyrons (the text at the bottom of the screen) from three major cable networks: CNN, Fox, and MSNBC. By looking at the words and phrases used between August 25, 2017, and January 21, 2018, we can get a sense of the differences in how each network covers the news and how a viewer’s perception of the world might change depending on which one they watch. CLINTON. Channel.
But while faith has dropped sharply in the decades since the rise of cable news (CNN launched in 1980, Fox and MSNBC in 1996), the cable channels have not been the primary drivers of that decline.
On CNN's political right, Fox News has continued its upward march in the ratings. Since 2002, it's been the most-watched cable news network in the country, in part because of the prescient plan.
Bill Gorman of TVbytheNumbers.com has ratings data for Fox Business Network and CNBC that shows how they performed on Tuesday. Fox Business announced last week that it would be rated publicly by Nielsen for the first time. The numbers show that for the day, CNBC had an audience of 169,000 viewers while the three-and-a-half-year-old Fox Business had an audience of 57,000 viewers.
Fox News has won a lot of ratings competitions since Rupert Murdoch founded it as a conservative network alternative in 1996 and handed the Control Room over to former GOP operative Roger Ailes. In this comparison, I guess the late Ailes is the Bill Belichick of TV. And the Fox News team has done it again in prime time. The latest ratings for this month show Sean, Tucker and Laura blowing the.