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Viewers Tune Into Fox News For Obama Speech

Cable news network viewers flocked to Fox News Sunday to view President Obama’s primetime address to the nation.

Fox drew 3.3 million viewers from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, besting CNN’s 1.7 million viewers and MSNBC’s 861,000 viewers. Fox was also tops among the target 25-54 demo, averaging 695,000 viewers to CNN’s 536,000 watchers.

CNN was tops among the 25-54 demo during the 8 to 8:15 pm speech, reaching 745,000 viewers in the demo compared to Fox News’ 708,000. Overall Fox drew 3.1 million for the 15-minute speech block, ahead of CNN’s 2.2 million viewers, according to Nielsen.