CNN Sees Ratings Boost From Presidential Race – Trump-Bashers on FOX Drag Network Down
FOX NEWS LEARNS TOUGH LESSON – TRASHING TRUMP LOSES VIEWERS
Conservatives are SICK AND TIRED of FOX News Channel’s constant bashing of Donald Trump.
FOX News today is the most anti-Trump channel on cable news.
The viewers aren’t stupid. They’ve noticed.
In February Brand Index reported that trust in FOX News network had dropped nearly 50% since January.
And it’s only gotten worse.
CNN, more moderate and accepting of the Trump phenomena, has seen a ratings bonanza this election cycle.
The Wall Street Journal reported:
Since the start of the year, when the primary season began in earnest, CNN’s prime-time audience has more than doubled to 435,000 viewers a night in its target demographic of 25- to 54-year-olds, according to Nielsen.
After years of weak ratings, the network is nipping at the heels of Fox News, the longtime ratings leader in cable news, whose prime-time audience has grown 42% to 450,000 viewers, and is roughly doubling the audience of MSNBC, the weakest of the three major cable news channels. which is up 73% at 225,000.
The Conservative Treehouse has more on the decline of FOX News:
In April, CNN had the most growth of any television network (cable or broadcast) among both total viewers and adults 25-54, increasing triple digits in prime time. Among ALL cable networks in April, CNN ranked #7 in total viewers in M-F prime time. In Total Day, CNN was also up vs. last year, increasing +59% in total viewers and +48% among adults 25-54. (read more)
(Via WJ) “Anecdotal evidence suggests a growing number of Fox viewers have been angered at the cable outlet’s perceived move to the left the last couple years, as well as its frequent criticisms of Republican presidential primary front-runner Donald Trump,” wrote Cheryl Chumley on WND. “(Megyn) Kelly, for example, came under public fire for her questioning of Trump during an August debate on Fox about his past treatment of women, and for the ensuing public spat that waged between her and the billionaire businessman for months.”