U.S. cable news programs: average number of viewers in 2018

The graph shows leading cable news programs in the United States in 2018, sorted by average number of viewers. Fox News's 'Hannity' ranked first, averaging 3.25 million total viewers in 2018, with 'The Rachel Maddow Show' ranking second with an annual average viewership of 2.89 million.

Leading cable news programs in the United States in 2018, by average number of viewers

Average number of viewers in millions
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Release date

January 2019


United States

Survey time period

January 2018

Age group

2 years and older

Special properties

average number of viewers over the course of 2018

Supplementary notes

Figures have been rounded.

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