Cable briefing notes up 72% from 2019

Collectively, news networks CNN, Fox News Channel and MSNBC averaged just under 10 million prime-time viewers last week, up 72% from the same week in 2019, the report said. Nielsen company.

At a time when most networks are grateful that they don’t lose too many viewers year over year, Fox News’ average of 4.42 million last week was up 63%, MSNBC’s of 38% and CNN’s 2.59 million represented a 172 percent increase.

CBS won the prime-time week among broadcast networks, averaging 5.8 million viewers. ABC had 5.7 million, NBC 4.9 million, Fox 4.3 million, Univision 1.14 million, Telemundo 1.06 million, and Ion Television 1.04 million.

After the cable news trio, TBS averaged 2.36 million and ESPN had 1.93 million.

ABC’s “World News Tonight” won the evening news ratings race, averaging 8.2 million viewers. NBC’s “Nightly News” had 7.3 million and the “CBS Evening News” had 5.3 million.

For the week of October 5 to 11, the 20 best programs, their networks and their audiences:

1. NFL Football: Tampa Bay at Chicago, Fox, 15.12 million.

2. NFL Football: Minnesota to Seattle, NBC, 15.08 million.

3. NFL Football: New England in Kansas City, CBS, 14.7 million.

4. “60 minutes”, CBS, 12.04 million.

5. “Vice Presidential Debate,” Fox News, 11.94 million.

6. “Vice Presidential Debate,” ABC, $ 9.85 million.

7. “NFL Pregame,” NBC, 9.5 million.

8. “Analysis of Vice Presidential Debate,” Fox News, 9.19 million.

9. NFL Football: Atlanta at Green Bay, ESPN, 9.04 million.

10. NBA Finals: Miami v LA Lakers (Friday), ABC, 8.89 million.

11. “NFL Pregame,” Fox, 8.64 million.

12. “Vice Presidential Debate Preview,” Fox News, 8.42 million.

13. NBA Finals: LA Lakers vs. Miami (Sunday), ABC, 8.29 million.

14. “Vice Presidential Debate,” CNN, $ 7.75 million.

15. NBA Finals: LA Lakers vs. Miami (Tuesday), ABC, 7.62 million.

16. “Football Night in America,” NBC, 7.39 million.

17. “Analysis of the Vice-Presidential Debate”, ABC, 7.01 million.

18. “Vice Presidential Debate,” MSNBC, $ 6.94 million.

19. “Biden Town Hall,” NBC, 6.7 million.

20. “Analysis of the Vice-Presidential Debate”, MSNBC, 6.65 million.