Tuesday, September 11, 2012

MSNBC Beats Other Cable Networks for the Week of September 3rd

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. Last week included extensive coverage from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

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.

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