Fox News Channel dominated the week’s cable news ratings, with The Five taking the title as the most-watched show in cable news. The Five drew an average total audience of 3.332 million viewers for the week ending January 22nd, according to ratings data compiled by Nielsen. The panel program continues to be a stronger performer, despite airing outside of prime time, when viewership levels are higher.
After The Five, the highest-rated shows of the week were Tucker Carlson Tonight (3.086 million viewers), Jesse Watters Primetime (2.647 million viewers), Hannity (2.386 million viewers) and Special Report with Bret Baier (2.367 million viewers)—all airing on the Fox News Channel.
In prime, Fox News led the cable news networks with an average total audience of 1.996 million viewers—beating CNN and MSNBC combined. Overall, Fox had fully 92 of the 100 highest-rated cable news telecasts for the week.