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Cable News Ratings Friday, November 19: Viewers Flock to Fox News For Rittenhouse Verdict, While MSNBC Dips

As the highly anticipated verdict was read in the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial on Friday afternoon, Fox News saw a surge in total viewers compared to the day before while CNN and MSNBC remained relatively steady during the day and saw a drop during prime time. In total day, Fox News saw its viewership reach […]

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BREAKING: Kyle Rittenhouse Found NOT GUILTY on All Charges

Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted on all charges by a jury in Kenosha, Wisconsin. 18-year-old Rittenhouse faced five counts for the shooting of three men in August 2020 during protests in Kenosha over the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Rittenhouse killed two men — Anthony Huber, 26, and Joseph Rosenbaum, 36 — and wounded a third, […]

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Cable News Ratings Monday, November 15: Tucker Places Third in Demo, Behind The Five and Bret Baier

Fox News saw a bit of a shake-up in the ratings on Monday as Tucker Carlson Tonight dropped to third place behind The Five and Special Report with Bret Baier in the advertiser-coveted 25-54 age demo. For coverage of closing arguments in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, Tucker Carlson’s often dominant prime time show scored 668,000 […]

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Announcement: Mediaite Sister Site The Mary Sue Acquired by GAMURS Group

We have a bittersweet announcement to make here at Mediaite. The Mary Sue, our sister site covering geek and pop culture, has been acquired by GAMURS Group, a company that operates a host of websites covering entertainment and gaming. The Mary Sue was founded in 2011, two years after the launch of Mediaite. While it’s sad […]

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Cable News Ratings Friday, November 12: New Day Beats Morning Joe in Demo

CNN’s New Day beat its MSNBC rival Morning Joe in the advertiser-coveted 25-54 age demo on Friday. New Day has had a tough time in the ratings lately, something we’ve documented here. But the news-heavy breakfast show, anchored by John Berman and Brianna Keilar, has beaten Morning Joe a few times in the demo, a […]

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Cable News Ratings Wednesday, November 10: Tucker Carlson Draws Big Ratings For Rittenhouse Coverage

Fox News anchors Tucker Carlson drew big ratings for coverage of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, surging ahead of (newly-crowned) regular ratings winner, The Five. Carlson, who had an interview with Ohio Senate candidate J.D. Vance about the trial, drew 3.53 million total viewers and a whopping 639,000 in the advertiser-coveted 25-54 age demographic. Carlson also […]

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