Fox News hits with ‘Forum’

Telecast beats CNN for first time

NEW YORK — Fox News Channel scored its highest ratings ever for a single telecast on Thursday with “The Republicans: A New Hampshire Forum.”

From 8 to 9:30 p.m., FNC averaged a 2.6 rating with 1.2 million households.

The night also marked the first time FNC beat cable-news powerhouse CNN in ratings and households in primetime. From 8-11 p.m., FNC averaged 853,000 households, compared to CNN’s 502,000 households.

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