MSNBC IS MOST-WATCHED CABLE NEWS NETWORK FOR WEEK OF SEPT. 3
MSNBC Ranks #1 Among Total Viewers in Primetime for the Week
NEW YORK – September 10, 2012 – MSNBC was the most-watched cable news network in Monday – Friday primetime (8 – 11 p.m.) for the week of September 3, beating both CNN and FOX News Channel.
For the week, MSNBC averaged 2.53 million total viewers in M-F primetime. FNC and CNN tied with 2.35 million for the week.
This is the first time in MSNBC’s 16 year history that weekday primetime ranked #1 in total viewers for a full week. The week of Sept. 3 was also the network’s second best-ever weekly primetime performance – best was week of Nov. 3, 2008 (presidential election) with 2.73 million total viewers.