A new champion has emerged in cable news ratings, it's a Fox News program, but surprisingly not "Tucker Carlson Tonight".
According to Nielsen data for 2022, the Fox News program "The Five" has been declared the most-watched show on cable news with an average of 3.5 million viewers.
There is a new cable news ratings champion.
Nielsen data for 2022 rank the Fox News round table program “The Five” as the most watched show, toppling “Tucker Carlson Tonight." @SteveBattaglio has more. https://t.co/xQI360ESLc
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) December 19, 2022
"Tucker Carlson Tonight" averaged 3.3 million viewers for the year, representing a 3% increase over 2021 when it was the most-watched cable news program.
"The Five" which airs at 5 p.m. ET and 2 p.m. PT, had its audience grow by more than 17%. It is the first non-prime-time show to end the year as the top-ranked program.
According to Nielsen, the top five most-watched broadcast news shows are:
1. The Five (3.69 million viewers)
2. Tucker Carlson Tonight (3.62m)
3. Jesse Watters Primetime (3.1m)
4. Hannity (3m)
5. Special Report with Bret Baier (2.6m)
All five are on Fox News. pic.twitter.com/iLUswRlUcU
— Robert G. Reeve (@RobertGReeve) May 13, 2022
The cast of the show includes conservatives Jesse Watters, Dana Perino, Jeanine Pirro and Greg Gutfeld, along with a rotating chair shared by three liberal commentators, Jessica Tarlov, Harold Ford and Geraldo Rivera.
This marks the 21st consecutive year that Fox News has been the most-watched cable news network. The network has an average of 1.49 million viewers, a 12% increase compared to 2021.
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