New York – FOXNews.com outperformed the overall CNN Brand in the total number of page views for the second consecutive month, delivering 1.6 billion multi-platform views over CNN Brand’s 1.5 billion views, according to August 2018 comScore data. Additionally, FOXNews.com beat CNN.com in the total number of page views (1.6 versus 1.3), marking the fifth consecutive month FNC has outpaced CNN in the category.
FOX News Digital Network also delivered a record month in August 2018, notching its highest level of both total page views and unique visitors since its inception, according to comScore data with 1.7 billion in total page views and 99.3 million in unique visitors.
Up 45 percent year-over-year in multi-platform total page views, FOXNews.com surpassed NYTimes.com for the eighth consecutive month and the WashingtonPost.com for the 12 consecutive month in total page views, in addition to topping both CNN Brand and CNN.com, which both were down 14 percent. FOXNews.com also achieved double digital year-over-year growth in unique visitors, up 26 percent with 98 million viewers, while CNN Brand and CNN.com each decreased by 3 percent. FOX News Digital and FOXNews.com ranked third and fourth overall in unique visitors, ahead of NewYorkTimes.com, Washingtonpost.com and CBSNews.com in August 2018, placing just behind CNN Brand and CNN.com.
In multi-platform total minutes, FOX News Digital and FOXNews.com maintained its number one and two rankings with nearly 2.9 billion and 2.8 billion total minutes. FOXNews.com increased year-over-year in total minutes by 23 percent, beating CNN Brand which was down by 14 percent and CNN.com which was down by 9 percent.