CNN is noting its Q2 ratings…
CNN STRONG #2 in Q2, CONTINUES TO CLOSE GAP WITH FOX
Posts Double-Digit Growth in Each Key Daypart, Every Weekday Program
Dominates MSNBC in Total Day, Prime and Dayside
#1 on Weekends
CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, The Lead with Jake Tapper, State of the Union with Jake Tapper and Fareed Zakaria GPS All Rank #1 in June
CNN was the number-two rated cable news network for the second quarter of 2016, which ended Sunday. CNN finished a strong number two among total viewers and adults 25-54 in both total day and prime time. It was the ninth consecutive quarter that CNN has finished in second place in total day among both demos and in prime time among adults 25-54, once again far ahead of third place MSNBC.
CNN continues to narrow the gap with Fox News. Among adults 25-54 in prime time in the second quarter, CNN finished just 9% behind Fox News (324k vs 358k). That is the fourth smallest quarterly deficit on record. And among adults 25-54 in total day, CNN finished 12% behind Fox News (190k vs 217k), the smallest quarterly deficit since 2008.
This quarter, CNN had double-digit growth across every key daypart and every weekday program compared to last year. Among the Top 40 cable networks vs. a year ago in total day, CNN is posting the second largest growth in both adults 25-54 and total viewers.