“The Five” Shatters Records: First Non-Primetime Show to Claim Number One Spot in Viewership for an Entire Year

Fox News Maintains Ratings Supremacy, Leaving MSNBC and CNN Trailing Behind. Fox News Achieves Third-Highest Total Day Viewership in Cable News History for 2022.

Fox Maintains Dominance: Secures Top Spot in Primetime and Total Day Viewership for Seventh Consecutive Year on Basic Cable. Also, Holds Title of Highest-Rated Cable News Network for 21st Straight Year.

Data from Nielsen/MRI Fusion Reveals Fox News Draws Most Politically Diverse Audience in Cable News, Garnering Viewership Across Democrats, Independents, and Republicans in Both Total Viewers and Younger A25-54 Demographic.

Fox News Achieves Second-Highest Share of Cable News Audience in History: Captures 53% in Total Day among 25-54 Demographic. Additionally, Secures 55% of Primetime Audience in Total Viewership.

Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott remarked, “2022 showcased our unparalleled ability to deliver innovative news and opinion programming, from election night coverage to late-night hits. Our audience, consistently ranked as the most politically diverse in cable news, remains a testament to our success.”

“We are immensely proud of the outstanding accomplishments of our entire team this year.”

Fox News dominates cable news with its top 13 out of 15 programs in total viewership, featuring popular shows such as The Five, Tucker Carlson Tonight, Jesse Watters Primetime, Hannity, Special Report with Bret Baier, The Ingraham Angle, Gutfeld!, Outnumbered, America’s Newsroom, The Faulkner Focus, Your World with Neil Cavuto, America Reports, and The Story.

Additionally, Fox secures the top 15 rated shows among A25-54 viewers and the 13 highest-rated shows among the 18-49 demographic.

The success of Fox News’ flagship program ‘The Five’ continues to break records.

In a historic television moment, a non-primetime cable program has clinched the title of the most-watched show in total viewership for the year.

Airing at 5 PM/ET, ‘The Five’ outperformed all daytime and primetime programming on CNN and MSNBC, securing the largest audience in cable news for 2022 with 3,432,000 viewers and 465,000 in the A25-54 demographic.

According to Fox News:

Nielsen Cable News Ratings for 2022 (12/27/21-12/13/22) compared to 2021 (12/28/20-12/26/21):

In Primetime:
– FNC: 2,330,000 P2+ (down 1%); 346,000 25-54 (down 7%)
– CNN: 730,000 P2+ (down 33%); 174,000 25-54 (down 36%)
– MSNBC: 1,208,000 P2+ (down 21%); 133,000 25-54 (down 39%)

In Total Day:
– FNC: 1,489,000 P2+ (up 12%); 231,000 25-54 (up 3%)
– CNN: 568,000 P2+ (down 27%); 123,000 25-54 (down 35%)
– MSNBC: 733,000 P2+ (down 19%); 83,000 25-54 (down 35%)

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