The network averaged 3.51 million viewers in prime-time in July, August and September, an increase of 44 percent when compared to the same quarter in 2019.
Fox’s “Hannity” finished the quarter as the most-watched show in cable news, averaging approximately 4.45 million viewers. “Tucker Carlson Tonight” was second with 4.35 million viewers, followed by “The Five” with 3.48 million, and “The Ingraham Angle” with 3.43 million viewers.
MSNBC also saw record numbers in the third quarter, scoring 2.2 million total viewers in prime-time for the first time in the network’s 24-year history.
“The Rachel Maddow Show” was again MSNBC’s top-rated show, averaging 3.3 million viewers to finish fifth overall in cable news.