Why did Americans flock to Fox News?
Americans flocked to Fox News during a jam-packed year that saw Russia invade Ukraine, the death of Queen Elizabeth II, crucial midterm elections, widespread economic issues, the impact of the COVID pandemic, Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover, the raid of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence and other major news stories.
What is the difference between Fox News and MSNBC?
During the primetime hours of 8-11 p.m. ET, Fox News averaged 2.3 million viewers compared to 1.2 million for MSNBC and a dismal 722,000 for CNN. It was much of the same among the primetime demo, as Fox News averaged 341,000 viewers compared to 171,000 for CNN and 132,000 for MSNBC.
How many viewers did Fox News have in 2021?
Now the numbers are final, and Fox News averaged 1.5 million total day viewers, an 11% increase compared to 2021. Despite the news-heavy year, MSNBC averaged 734,000 viewers to shed 19% of its 2021 audience and CNN managed only 565,000 average viewers to lose 27% of last year’s viewership.