Cable news network viewers flocked to Fox News Sunday to view President Obama’s primetime address to the nation.
Fox drew 3.3 million viewers from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, besting CNN’s 1.7 million viewers and MSNBC’s 861,000 viewers. Fox was also tops among the target 25-54 demo, averaging 695,000 viewers to CNN’s 536,000 watchers.
CNN was tops among the 25-54 demo during the 8 to 8:15 pm speech, reaching 745,000 viewers in the demo compared to Fox News’ 708,000. Overall Fox drew 3.1 million for the 15-minute speech block, ahead of CNN’s 2.2 million viewers, according to Nielsen.