Cable networks: number of primetime viewers in the U.S. October 2019

The graph shows leading cable networks in the United States in October 2019, sorted by number of viewers in the primetime slot. ESPN ranked first, averaging 2.82 million viewers between 8pm and 11 pm, whereas Fox News Channel had 2.68 million primetime viewers. Fox News frequently tops the list however ESPNs coverage of college football and the NBA gave it the edge in October.

Leading cable networks in the United States in October 2019, by number of primetime viewers

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Release date

October 2019


United States

Survey time period

October 2019

Age group

2 years and older

Supplementary notes

Primetime is defined as 8 pm to 11 pm live and same day.
Figures have been rounded.

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