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Fox News Hits Ratings Highs, MSNBC Sputters in Busy Week

A busy week in news was a good one for Fox News Channel, which logged its second highest-rated frame of the year, but a weak one for MSNBC, which found itself deep in third place. FNC, with several shows hitting 2014 highs, won in adults 25-54 and total v.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 14th, 2019

Same As It Ever Was: Fox News Wins 50th-Straight Ratings Quarter, But All Channels Down

Ho hum, another quarter, another Fox News Channel win in the ratings against its all-news competitors, MSNBC, CNN and HLN. The win is now the 50th straight quarter (and 150th straight month) for Fox, going back more than a dozen years. They’ve bee.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 1st, 2014

CNN Overtakes MSNBC in July as Ratings Take a Hit

Fox News Channel is the only cable news net to see growth from 2013 as big news from the Gaza Strip and Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 drive the end of the month — and MSNBC falls to fourth place behind HLN.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJul 29th, 2014

October Cable News Ratings: Election Cycle Boosts CNN to Win in Demo, Fox News in Total Viewers

The current election may be tearing America apart at the seams, but the one thing everyone seems to be unable to do is look away. The three major cable news bastions — Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC — have seen their total day ratings skyrocket 73% .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyNov 1st, 2016

Megyn Kelly, Sean Hannity Hit New Ratings Highs With Crisis Coverage

Coverage of both the Malaysia Airlines downed over Ukraine and unrest in the Gaza region helped two Fox News Channel programs reach new total-audience highs, according to data from Nielsen Media Research. The 21st Century Fox cable outlet’s “T.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 18th, 2014

MSNBC Aired More Initial Coverage of Ferguson Turmoil Than Fox News, CNN: Study

NBCUniversal’s MSNBC cable outlet spent more time covering the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., than rivals CNN or Fox News Channel in the first week the story broke, according to a new study. In the six days after .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 19th, 2019

CNN Making Ratings Strides With Original Series, Tops MSNBC for Total Day in Spring

Some solid performances from its original series have helped CNN gain on its primary news competition in the ratings. During the second quarter, according to Nielsen estimates, CNN leap-frogged MSNBC in total-day viewership (344,000 to 337,000) as well as.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 1st, 2014

Ratings: MSNBC Democratic Debate Draws 4.5 Million Viewers — Lowest This Cycle

The first head-to-head showdown of Democratic front-runners Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders didn’t make much of a ratings impact on Thursday, as MSNBC’s two-hour event — a late addition to the schedule — racked up the lowest numbers for.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyFeb 6th, 2016

Time Warner, Other Stocks Hit All-Time Highs on Bid News

UPDATED: News that the conglomerate recently rejected a $80 billion offer from Fox also boosted Disney and Viacom shares to all-time highs and lifted other sector stocks, while Fox's stock dropped. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJul 16th, 2014

MSNBC hires Greta Van Susteren for evening show

NEW YORK (AP) — Greta Van Susteren's absence from cable news proved short. MSNBC said Thursday that it has hired the former Fox News Channel anchor for a daily, Washington-based news program at the dinner hour......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 5th, 2017

Gabriel Sherman Named Contributor At NBC News, MSNBC

CNN has Brian Stelter. Fox News Channel has Howard Kurtz. And now, NBC News and MSNBC will be able to tap the perspective of Gabriel Sherman for stories related to media and politics. Sherman, a national editor at New York magazine and the dutiful chronic.....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 6th, 2016

Lester Holt takes over NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams to MSNBC

After 5 months of waiting to find out if Brian Williams would return to NBC Nightly News as an anchor after his suspension, NBC News finally made their decision. Williams will now be MSNBC’s anchor of breaking news and special reports, and Lester Ho.....»»

Category: topSource: seriouslyomgJun 18th, 2015

NBA Finals Help ABC Dominate Week’s Ratings Race; CBS and Fox Match All-Time Demo Lows

ABC used three games of the NBA Finals to slam-dunk its rivals in last week’s ratings race, helping send CBS and Fox — which have struggled early this summer — to historically low numbers. Fox has garnered modest ratings for original drama ̶.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 18th, 2014

CNN’s New Primetime Lineup Off to a Slow Ratings Start

It’s only one day, but CNN’s new primetime lineup is off to a soft ratings start, as Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” on Monday finished well behind programming on competitors Fox News and MSNBC. CNN canceled former 9 p.m. .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 20th, 2014

Brian Williams" 11th Hour MSNBC News Show Sets Premiere Date

The weeknight MSNBC show is Williams' first program following his exit from NBC Nightly News last year.....»»

Category: topSource: peopleSep 4th, 2016

Ratings: ‘Fox News Sunday’ Tops NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ in D.C. For First Time Since ’07

“Fox News Sunday” is gaining ratings momentum in Washington D.C., beating its major-network competition in all categories for the first time in seven years. Nielsen estimates that Sunday’s telecast of “Fox News Sunday” averag.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 28th, 2014

Cable News Ratings: Fox News Crushes Rivals During Obama Address to Nation on ISIS

Fox News Channel dominated the cable news ratings pack on Wednesday, a night that included President Obama’s address to the nation on ISIS. According to Nielsen estimates, the roughly 15-minute speech (9-9:15 p.m. ET) attracted 4.45 million viewers .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 29th, 2014

MSNBC Demotes Al Sharpton

The Rev. Al Sharpton's MSNBC series, "Politics Nation," has been canceled. The network announced the news on Wednesday, revealing that Sharpton would vacate his 6 p.m. weeknight time slot and move ........»»

Category: topSource: starpulseAug 29th, 2015

Brian Williams is Joining MSNBC + More News to Begin Your Thursday

Today's hot stories: Brian Williams is joining MSNBC, Amber Rose schools Larry King on street slang, and find out what presidential hopeful let people touch his hair......»»

Category: topSource: bestweekeverJun 19th, 2015

Tom Colicchio to ‘Stir’ things up as MSNBC food correspondent

Chef Tom Colicchio has a new TV job — on cable news. The Craft owner and “Top Chef” judge has been named the first-ever food correspondent for MSNBC, where he........»»

Category: tvSource: nypostFeb 22nd, 2015

Telemundo"s Jose Diaz-Balart to host MSNBC show

MIAMI (AP) — Top Telemundo news anchor Jose Diaz-Balart will take over host duties of MSNBC's 10 a.m. weekday slot......»»

Category: topSource: yahooMay 20th, 2014