Two Fox networks landed in the total-viewer Top 5 among cable networks for the week of November 9.
Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network ranked No. 2 and No. 4 for the week in primetime, with an average of 2.3M and 1.6M viewers, respectively. (FNC also ranked No. 1 in total day with an average of 1.4M).
ESPN topped the primetime week with an average of 2.8M viewers and Hallmark ranked No. 3 at 1.8M viewers in primetime.
Boosting FBN was its Tuesday night GOP debate, which brought 13.5M viewers and 3.7M news demo viewers – a record for the network. It was basic cable’s most watched program for the week.
Fox News Channel’s numbers were goosed by its coverage of the attacks in Paris on Friday, and aftermath over the weekend
In the news demo, the two Fox networks under Roger Ailes’ watch ranked 11th (FNC at 465K) and 15th (FBN at 427K). But here too ESPN led the weekly cable rankers, this time followed by AMC.