A whopping 9.2 million people tuned into Fox News from 10:00 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. ET Thursday to watch President Trump accept his party’s re-appointment as President to close the Republican National Convention.
In contrast, no other network has attracted more than 2.6 million viewers. More people listened to Fox News Thursday night than CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NBC and CBS combined. Viewership more than doubles the combined viewership of the two liberal cable news networks, with CNN averaging 2.2 million viewers and MSNBC attracting 1.9 million viewers.
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Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum co-anchored Fox News’ record-breaking coverage, helping the network end with an average prime-time audience of 7.8 million on the fourth night of the NCR. This figure is the highest average prime-time viewer for any political party convention in cable news history.
In addition, “Hannity” averaged 7.8 million viewers and “Tucker Carlson Tonight” averaged 6.3 million viewers on Thursday, with the two programs garnering the highest ratings in network history for their shows. respective time slots.
Fox News averaged 7.9 million viewers over the four-day RNC, retaining its title as the most watched cable television network.
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Fox News also flourished among the key adult population aged 25 to 54, averaging 2.2 million viewers during Trump’s speech, compared to just 757,000 for CNN and 391,000 for MSNBC. Fox News also topped CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS and NBC combined among the key demo.
The massive audience heard Trump say on the South Lawn of the White House that “Joe Biden is not the savior of the American soul – he is the destroyer of American jobs, and if given the chance, he will be the destroyer of American greatness. ”
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Thursday was also Fox News Digital’s best day in key categories such as unique devices, pageviews and video starts for any day of either party’s convention, according to Adobe. Analytics.
Fox News had 2.6 million interactions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on the last day of the RNC, according to Socialbakers.
Paul Steinhauser of Fox News contributed to this report.