As the verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial nears, cable news networks — especially CNN and HLN — are seeing increased viewership. For the first three nights of this week, CNN, Fox News, HLN…
Cable News Ratings
As Fox News Channel’s “The Five” turns two today, it has some ratings news to help stoke the celebration. The late-afternoon talkshow, on which five panelists examine the top news, controversies and…
There are riches to be found in niches. Just ask some of today's top cable networks, which have zeroed in on underserved audiences with great success. As the broadcast networks continue to lose…
Sean Hannity is celebrating a milestone this week as tonight's telecast of "Hannity" on Fox News Channel will mark his 1000th show as the top-rated news program in its timeslot. The conservative…
A busy news month, including the Boston Marathon bombings and the Texas fertilizer warehouse explosion, sent more viewers to the cable news networks during primetime in April, with CNN surging and…
The heated criticism CNN received Thursday has had little negative impact on its ratings.
It didn't feature any dynastic ducks, big bangs or ravenous zombies, but USA emerged the most popular cable network in primetime for the first quarter. In a three-month period that saw AMC's "The…
ABC and CBS are making gains in the evening news ratings race, closing the gap in the first quarter with longtime leader NBC. “The NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams” finished the quarter that…
Amid a backdrop of record-low ratings for some broadcast shows, cable is feeling pretty good about its prospects in this year's upfront advertising sales derby.
Zombies may eat all kinds of flesh, but AMC is only racking up eyeballs. The net broke records with the second-season premiere of zombie drama "The Walking Dead" on Sunday evening, drawing 4.8…
CNN scored the biggest increase, but Fox News Channel remained dominant as hurricanes Katrina and Rita blew in big third-quarter ratings for the cable news outlets.
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