The cable news audience surge continued apace on Tuesday as nationwide anti-police brutality protests entered their second week, with CNN and Fox News pulling in incredible ratings numbers and topping one million viewers in the coveted 25 – 54 age demographic across all three hours of primetime.
Both of those networks shared the ratings victories on Tuesday, with CNN taking daytime and primetime wins in the demo and Fox News topping all competitors across all dayparts in overall viewers. According to Nielsen Media Research, CNN drew 586,000 and 1.15 million A25 – 54 viewers in daytime and primetime, besting Fox News’ 400,000 and 1.05 million. MSNBC trailed behind with 278,000 and 603,000, respectively.
In total viewers, Fox News scored first