No Ratings Quake from Calif. Recall

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The California recall election Tuesday didn’t produce any ratings surprises among the cable news channels.

Fox News Channel led its cable rivals in household ratings and total viewers with a 1.8 rating and 2 million viewers from 8 p.m.-11 p.m. EST.

Cable News Network’s and MSNBC's ratings perked up a bit from their usual prime-time marks. CNN drew a 1.0 rating with 1 million viewers and MSNBC recorded a 0.5 and 489,000 viewers.