Fox News kicked off cable’s summer Tv campaign with a first-place finish in primetime, according to Nielsen.
Fox News averaged 2.2 million viewers to top all cable networks during the period of May 29 to June 4 according to network officials. HGTV was second with 1.5 million viewers, followed by MSNBC by 1.3 million viewers and USA Network and TBS, which tied with 1.2 million viewers.
CNN and History (1.1 million viewers each), A&E (1 million viewers), TNT (973,000) and NBCSN (931,000) rounded out the top 10 most watched networks for the week.
Fox News also won the total day programming ranking for the 22nd consecutive week, beating out Nickelodeon, HGTV, Disney Channel and MSNBC, said Nielsen.
TBS was the most watched network among adults 18-49 for the week, according to Nielsen.
Most Viewed Cable Shows For The Week of May 29-June 4
6/4 NASCAR M.E. Cup Racing TNT 3.3 million
5/31 NHL Stanley Cup Finals – Nashville/Pittsburgh NBCSN 3.1 million
6/4 Fear The Walking Dead AMC 3.1 million
6/3 NHL Stanley Cup Finals – Pittsburgh/Nashville NBCSN 2.9 million
6/1 Tucker Carlson Tonight Fox News 2.9 million
5/31 Tucker Carlson Tonight Fox News 2.7 million
5/30 Hannity Fox News 2.7 million
5/31 Hannity Fox News 2.7 million
6/1 Hannity Fox News 2.7 million
6/4 Fear The Walking Dead AMC 2.6 million