Fox News had another banner month as it topped MSNBC and CNN combined in the cable news ratings race for the month of October, according to Nielsen.
The conservative-leaning cable news network averaged 2.8 million total viewers in prime time — an increase of 25 percent from October 2017, followed by MSNBC with 1.58 million viewers and CNN with 931,00 viewers.
Fox also dominated in the advertiser-coveted 25-54-year-old demographic with 540,000 viewers followed by CNN with 290,000 and MSNBC with 281,000.
The network was led by Hannity, with an average of 3.5 million viewers; Tucker Carlson Tonight, with 3.23 million; The Ingraham Angle, with 2.97 million; The Five, with 2.84 million; and Special Report with Bret Baier, with 2,668,000.
MSNBC’s top program was the Rachel Maddow Show, which finished sixth in cable news overall.