Fox stays at the top for May cable news ratings

Fox News continues its reign at the top of cable news ratings with the center-right news company making waves once again with its chart-topping ratings.

According to a report by The Hill, Fox News was rated the most watched cable news network among all the news companies for the month of May.

Via The Hill:

Fox averaged 1.4 million total-day viewers during the month, compared to 634,000 viewers who watched MSNBC and 500,000 who watched CNN, according to Nielsen Media Research.

In prime time, Fox averaged just north of 2.2 million nightly viewers in May, with MSNBC cracking just over 1 million and CNN hitting 660,000.

The headline-making news company is not new at the top of the charges, however, taking to top slot in weekday and total day views key 25- to 54-year-old demographic for the 10th consecutive month, surpassed CNN and MSNBC and dominated the ratings.

“Each of the networks spent May covering the ongoing war in Ukraine, the bombshell leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion showing the high court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade and last week’s massacre at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas,” The Hill reported.

According to Deadline, Fox drew 2.27 million total viewers in primetime, up 4% from May, 2021 according to figures released from Nielsen and the network.

“The Five was the top show in total viewers among cable news networks, averaging 3.28 million viewers, followed by Tucker Carlson Tonight with 3.2 million, Hannity with 2.7 million, Jesse Watters Primetime with 2.6 million and Special Report with Bret Baier with 2.48 million,” the publication reported.