Fox News Tops Bush Speech Ratings


Among cable constituents, Fox News Channel was the outlet of choice among those tuning in President Bush’s address from New Orleans Thursday night.

Fox News collected some 3.92 million viewers two-plus on average between 9 p.m.-9:30 p.m., according to Nielsen Media Research data. That was more than Cable News Network (2.27 million) and MSNBC (624,000) combined.

Among the 25-54 set, Fox News’ (1.2 million) edge was 110,000 of those watchers: 770,000 for CNN and 319,000 for MSNBC.