Hannity and Tucker Carlson Tonight topped all of cable news in total viewers and A25-54 viewers on Wednesday, respectively. Both programs also had more overall viewers [Hannity with 3,968,000 viewers and Tucker Carlson Tonight with 3,880,000 viewers] than CBS’ season 22 premiere of Big Brother, which had 3,642,000 viewers in its first night back.
Fox News was the top rated network in prime time, early morning, and total day, in both overall viewers and the demo. In primetime, Tucker Carlson Tonight dominated all of cable news with 714,000 viewers in the demo, followed by Hannity who pulled in 643,000 A25-54 viewers on Wednesday.
CNN won the daytime demo on Wednesday for the fourth time in the early stages of August. The