Fox News Tops Iowa Caucus Coverage

Fox News Channel dominated the cable news network coverage of the Iowa Caucuses last night. FNC averaged 2.6 million viewers in primetime, 683,988 in the 25-54 demographic. CNN was second with half the FNC audience, 1.3 million viewers (486,184 in 25-54), followed by MSNBC (1.2 million; 302,631 in 25-54). FNC was up from the coverage of the 2008 Iowa Caucuses. From 7 PM-3 AM, it posted 2.1 million total viewers, up 30% from 2008, and 636,868 adults 25-54, up 7%. For comparison, CNN, which had difficulties with new technical gadgets introduced last night, was down 36% in total viewers (999,518) and 38% in 25-54 (390,118), while MSNBC was up 1% in total viewers (932,412) and down 36% in 25-54 (258,602).

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