For the 7th consecutive weekday, CNN finished fourth on cable news in the prime time A25-54 demographic. It was the 77th time CNN finished 4th in that category this year. FNC was way out in front, followed by HLN just edging MSNBC by 1,000 viewers.
• Fox News’ total viewer average during prime time of 2,735,000 beat the other three cable news networks combined. Bill O’Reilly, who had the top show, had more than 1,000,000 in the demo.
• The top non-FNC show was Countdown with Keith Olbermann in both categories at 8pmET for MSNBC.
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Sad state of affairs for the network that invented 24 hour news: