November was a month of record ratings for the cable news networks. Fox News had its highest rated November in history, while CNN and MSNBC had their highest rated months in history.
No network saw growth on par with CNN, which had its highest-rated month in its storied 40-year history, breaking every internal ratings record as viewers flocked to the network for coverage of the 2020 presidential election and its shocking aftermath.
After Election Day on Nov. 3, CNN was the top rated network for the rest of the month, in the advertiser-coveted 25-54 demo and total viewers, beating out Fox, which saw its numbers soften after calling President Donald Trump’s loss.
When factoring the entire month of November, Fox