Fox News crushes cable news with 95 of top 100 telecasts, ‘The Five’ finishes No. 1

Fox News averaged 1.5 million total viewers from May 2-8, while TNT finished second with an average of 835,000 viewers. MSNBC averaged 631,000 and CNN settled for 478,000 as Fox News beat their combined audiences. It was the 18th straight week that Fox News finished as the most-watched basic cable network. 

During the primetime hours of 8-11 p.m., only NBA Playoffs-heavy TNT outdrew Fox News’ 2.3 million average viewership. MSNBC failed to crack the one-million viewer average, finishing fifth, while CNN failed to finish among the ten most-watched cable networks. It was MSNBC’s least-watched, non-holiday week since 2016. 

"The Five" averaged 3.3 million viewers to finish as the most-watched show on cable news.

“The Five” averaged 3.3 million viewers to finish as the most-watched show on cable news.

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