Over the first four hours of coverage on broadcast and cable, 1-5 p.m. Jan. 21 (1-3 p.m. for CBS, which was the extent of its live coverage), FNC had 2,654,000 viewers 2-plus, compared to number two CBS with 1,943,000. MSNBC was third at 1,909,000, followed by ABC at 1,630,000, NBC with 1,437,000, and CNN at 1,439,000.
In primetime (8-11 p.m.), when ABC, CBS and NBC had returned to regular programming, FNC was the clear leader, with 3,507,000 2-plus and 654,000 in the key news 25-54 demo, with MSNBC second with 2,530,000/490,000 and CNN third with 1,511,000/459,000.
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