Election Coverage Ratings: Fox News Wins Landslide Cable Victory, ABC and NBC Split Broadcast

After FNC, MSNBC earned second in total viewers and CNN took second in the key demographic

Fox News won a landslide cable victory during primetime coverage of Tuesday’s midterm election, while ABC and NBC split a win for broadcast television, according to Nielsen’s live plus same-day figures.

Co-anchored by Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum, Fox News’ election night drew a total viewership of 7.4 million on average and 1.9 million viewers in the key cable 25-54 demographic during 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., scoring a win over competitors MSNBC and CNN.

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