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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FOX ON TOP: Fox News ‘STEAMROLLS’ Competition in May Ratings
Fox News posted staggering ratings and “steamrolled” the competition this May in all time-slots, prompting many media experts to wonder, “What happened to the rise of MSNBC?”
Forbes Magazine weighed-in on the ratings juggernaut this week, publishing an article titled “Fox News Steamrolls Cable News Competition With Big Win In May Ratings,” saying the news network “won everything.”
“What happened to the rise of MSNBC? After showing historic growth–and a few months in 2017 when Rachel Maddow took the title of most-watched host in all of cable news, beating Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity–the just-released results of the May ratings period look very familiar: Fox News won—everything,” writes Forbes.
The new ratings data released by Nielsen Media Research showed Fox extending its consecutive run at number one to a monumental 197 months; 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,” adds the author.
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END ZONE: NFL Posts DISASTROUS RATINGS for 2017 Season
The embattled National Football League released its official viewership ratings for its disastrous 2017 season on Thursday, posting double-digit losses from last year’s totals across the board.
The NFL has been struggling to appease furious fans and American patriots as professional athletes continue their months-long protest during the performance of the national anthem
According to USA Today, the average audience numbers across the entire spectrum of NFL’s broadcast networks –NBC, CBS, Fox, ESPN, and their private streaming outlet- fell by a stunning 10% from last year’s totals. Even worse, the ratings for the 2016 season were also down a stunning 8% from 2015.
“NFL broadcasts had an average minute audience of 14.9 million compared to 16.5 million in 2016. CBS, Fox, NBC and ESPN had a smaller audience than 2016,” writes USA Today. “ESPN, which included its streaming audience, had the lowest drop among the four networks at a 7.7% decline. Fox had a 9.1% drop, NBC dipped 10.4% and CBS fell 11.2% compared to 2016.”
The NFL has been struggling to appease furious fans and American patriots as professional athletes continue their months-long protest during the performance of the national anthem.
President Trump thrust the issue into the national spotlight last year, when he called for a national boycott of the league until owners and officials amend the rules to require players to stand during the ‘Star-Spangled Banner.’