Charley Trackers Watched Fox News

8/17/2004 8:41 AM Eastern

Fox News Channel was crowing Tuesday about how many people watched its Hurricane Charley coverage.

Fox News said that on Friday, Aug. 13, it averaged 1.012 million total-day viewers, compared with 642,000 for rival Cable News Network.

On Saturday, Fox News (1.064 million total-day viewers) beat CNN (942,000) and The Weather Channel (844,000), the network added.

Fox News’ and TWC’s coverage of the hurricane spiked from 10 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Saturday, Fox News with 2.177 million viewers and TWC with 2.097 million, according to a Fox News analysis of Nielsen Media Research data.


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