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Fox News Keeps Weekly Ratings Streak Alive

Tops primetime ratings chart for fifth straight week
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Fox News easily outdistanced its cable network competitors in winning its fifth-straight weekly summer primetime ratings race.

Fox News, averaged 2.4 million viewers during the week of July 4 to July 10, besting second place HGTV 1.6 million viewers for top honors, said network officials. USA Network was third with 1.3 million viewers, followed by a three-way tie for fourth place between History, Disney Channel and TBS, all averaging 1.2 million viewers, according to Nielsen.

Discovery Channel and TNT (tied with 1 million viewers), Food Network (995,000) and FX (960,000) rounded out the top 10 most watched networks for the week.

Fox News also triumphed on a 24-hour basis, holding off Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim.

Turner networks TBS and Adult Swim were the most watched networks among 18-49 year olds in primetime and on a total day basis respectively.

DateShowNetworkTotal Viewers

7/7     The O’Reilly Factor                                        Fox News                    4.1 million

7/10   European Championship Football                  ESPN                           4.1 million

7/6     The O’Reilly Factor                                        Fox News                    3.9 million

7/7     The Kelly File                                                 Fox News                    3.8 million

7/5     The O’Reilly Factor                                        Fox News                    3.8 million

7/7     Shepard Smith Reporting                              Fox News                    3.5 million

7/5     The Kelly File                                                 Fox News                    3.4 million

7/7     Shepard Smith Reporting                              Fox News                    3.2 million

7/9     NASCAR Sprint Cup Race                             NBCSN                        3.1 million

7/6     The Kelly File                                                 Fox News                    3.1 million

Source: Nielsen

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