Fox News’ Sean Hannity led the network to its stunning 67th consecutive quarter as the most watched channel in cable news, with new data showing the host held an average of over 3.3 million viewers during his nightly broadcast.
“Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity held on the title of most-watched host in cable news in the third quarter, delivering an average total audience of 3.340 million viewers, according to ratings data released Tuesday by Nielsen,” writes Forbes Magazine.
Hannity was joined by MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, Fox News’ Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham, and MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell to round out the top five spots.
The strong data was spearheaded by record-setting ratings during Hannity’s coverage of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, President Trump, and the upcoming 2018 midterm elections.
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‘HANNITY’ BLOWOUT: ‘Hannity’ Most Watched CABLE SHOW in JULY
Fox News continued to dominate the basic cable market in July, with ‘Hannity’ taking the top spot as the most watched news program in the United States.
Fox News took the top spot for the 25th consecutive month in a row as Sean Hannity gathered approximately 3.37 million viewers daily.
The most watched program of the month was Hannity’s special coverage of President Trump’s Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh, with over 5.8 million viewers tuning-in.
“CNN fared the worst out of the big three cable news networks, placing 10th in primetime and 7th in total day. In primetime, CNN fell to Home and Garden Television, USA Network, the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, the Hallmark Channel, and more,” writes the Daily Caller.
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‘HANNITY’ BLOWOUT: Sean’s Singapore Coverage STEAMROLLS the Competition
Sean Hannity’s extensive coverage of the historic Singapore Summit “steamrolled” the competition this week, with the Fox News host “dominating” the entire marketplace with nearly 6 million viewers.
“The highest rated of Fox News’ coverage was Hannity’s program, which dominated all of television with 5.9 million total viewers, beating out all of broadcast primetime and all of cable,” writes the Daily Wire.
FNC’s “Hannity” (5.9 million P2+ and 1.486 million A25-54) beat ABC’s “The Bachelorette” (5.493 million P2+ and 2.023 million A25-54), and CBS’s “Mom” (4.812 million P2+ and 1.411 million A25-54).
The ratings bonanza comes as the Fox News channel continues to lead the pack, beating “every other network in basic cable for 23 months straight.”
“Fox News had 10 of the top 15 shows in cable news, with Sean Hannity taking the title of highest-rated host in cable news,” writes Forbes Magazine.
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