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U.S. cable news programs: number of viewers 2020

In October 2020, the leading cable news program in the United States ranked by number of viewers was Fox News's 'Tucker Carlson Tonight', averaging 5.359 million total viewers. This set a new record for the biggest monthly audience of cable news and the largest prime time monthly average for the channel Fox News. Fox News ran four out of the top five cable news shows in the United States that month.

Leading cable news programs in the United States in October 2020, by number of viewers

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Release date

October 2020


United States

Survey time period

October 2020

Age group

2 years and older

Special properties

excluding breaking news & specials

Supplementary notes

Figures have been rounded.

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