As its total day audience and primetime audience increased, other news networks saw decline once more.
Fox News recorded 1.52 million total viewers throughout the month, up 25% from the same month in 2021, compared to 668,000 for, down 30%, and 582,000 for, up 26% in the adults 25-54 demo. In the adults 25-54 demo, Fox News reported a total of 248,000, up 16%, compared to 132,000 for CNN, down 35%, and 75,000 for MSNBC, down 46%.
While the Ukraine conflict remains a major news story, CNN and MSNBC continue to see decreases in their audience versus a year ago. Each have flaws to fill in their primetime schedules at 9 PM.
Under CNN Tonight, recurring hosts have been featured in that time slot, while Rachel Maddow on MSNBC returned on April 11 but stated that she will resume her schedule once a week starting next month.
In the 25-54 demo, Fox News recorded a total of 2.36 million viewers, up 6%, while MSNBC posted 1.2 million people, down 29%, and CNN recorded 694,000, down 3%. While CNN was at 168,000, the total was 39 percent, and MSNBC also posted 124,000, down 45%.
The figures are from Nielsen via Fox News and CNN.
The Five were the most watched program in history, with averaging 3.49 million viewers, followed by Tucker Carlson Tonight with 3.39 million, Jesse Watters Primetime with 2.92 million, Hannity with 2.89 million, and Bret Baier with 2.6 million.
Tucker Carlson Tonight was on the top of the 25-54 demo, with averaging 560,000, followed by The Five with 510,000, Hannity with 450,000, Jesse Watters Primetime at 426,000, and a Special Report with Bret Baier at 396,000.