On Friday, CNN’s primetime average total viewership reportedly fell below Newsmax.
Newsmax attracted 357,000 viewers, compared to the network’s average of 335,000 during prime time.
With 1.4 million viewers, Fox News took top place, followed by MSNBC with 1,084 million.
According to the source, CNN outperformed Newsmax in the crucial 25-54 age group with an average of 87,000 views.
With 109,000 viewers, Fox News outperformed MSNBC in the demo, while MSNBC averaged 98,000. Newsmax finished fourth with a 45,000 viewing average.
According to the source, the trend persisted at 10 p.m., when CNN’s “Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace” had 263,000 views and Newsmax’s “Greg Kelly Reports” received 278,000.
At the end of 2022, CNN will have attracted its lowest audience ever due to declining ratings throughout the previous year.
The network averaged just over 500,000 viewers each day, with just over 120,000 of them belonging to the crucial 25–54 age group, which is the target audience for advertisers.
Ratings for CNN and MSNBC have consistently been dominated by Fox News.
Both networks received the fewest viewers overall in May 2022, with CNN receiving an average of 511,000 daytime viewers and 545,000 primetime viewers, and MSNBC receiving an average of 753,000 daytime viewers and 1 million primetime viewers 1.72 million people on average watched Fox News in total.
The same night that Daily Caller co-founder Tucker Carlson left Fox News, Newsmax’s ratings skyrocketed.
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