FOX Business Network hit a monumental record for the week beating CNBC in Business Day (9:30a-5p) with 181,000 vs CNBC’s 171,000 in total viewers for the first time ever. This was also FBN’s highest rated Business Day ever for the week in total viewers.
In addition, since Neil Cavuto’s return to air after undergoing open heart surgery, he has broken yet another record. Cavuto’s show, Coast-to-Coast beat CNBC’s Fast Money Halftime Report/Power Lunch (12p-2p) for both hours with 196,000 vs 173,000 total viewers. This is the first time that Cavuto has beaten CNBC with both hours and the highest rated week ever for Cavuto in total viewers.
Additionally, FBN’s top rated programs, Varney & Co and Lou Dobbs Tonight both had a stellar week. FBN’s Varney & Co had the highest rated week ever in total viewers and also beat CNBC’s Squawk on the Street/Squawk Alley with 222,000 vs 176,000 in total viewers for the 9th consecutive week. FBN’s Lou Dobbs Tonight topped CNBC once again for the week delivering 265,000 compared to CNBC’s 111,000 in total viewers.