Multichannel News’ Steve Donohue writes about the October numbers…
Fox News Channel dominated the all-news network ratings battle in October, and it’s The O’Reilly Factor flagship marked its 83rd consecutive month as the No. 1 news show on cable TV.
Fox News averaged a 0.7 Nielsen Media Research rating in primetime, topping CNN (0.4), MSNBC (0.3), CNBC (0.2) and Headline News (0.2).
CNN saw its primetime average drop 20% from the 0.5 rating it posted in October 2006, while Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC and Headline News were flat compared to the same month last year.