Fox News Stays Hot In Ratings Race

Tops primetime, total day charts
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Fox News cruised to an eighth straight weekly primetime ratings win, Nielsen said Tuesday.

The network drew 2.2 million viewers in primetime during the week of March 5-11, besting MSNBC’s 1.8 million viewers and ESPN’s 1.6 million watchers, according to Nielsen. HGTV (1.4 million) and History (1.2 million) rounded out the top five. 

On a total day basis, Fox News averaged 1.3 million, topping MSNBC (999,000), Nickelodeon (951,000), HGTV (802,000) and ESPN (786,000) for its ninth win in a row within the category, said Nielsen.

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