Fox News most-watched in cable news for Mueller report coverage

Fox News most-watched in cable news for Mueller report coverage
Fox News was the most-watched broadcast or cable news network on Thursday for the release of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerHouse impeachment hearings: The witch hunt continues Speier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by Trump Gowdy: I '100 percent' still believe public congressional hearings are 'a circus' MORE's report, according to early reports from Nielsen Media Research.
 
Fox averaged 2.8 million total viewers from the time period starting with Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrGOP rep predicts watchdog report on alleged FISA abuses will find 'problems' Barr defends Trump's use of executive authority, slams impeachment hearings GOP eager for report on alleged FBI surveillance abuse MORE's press conference at 9:30 a.m. through 1 p.m., about two hours after the report's release.
 
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MSNBC was second with 2.01 million total viewers, while CNN finished third with 1.17 million viewers during the same time period. 
 
In the key demographic of 25- to 54-year-olds, Fox News was first with 441,000 viewers. MSNBC was second with 307,000 in the category and CNN third with 286,000. 
 
Prime-time numbers also showed Fox News on top in delivering an average of 3.2 million viewers on Thursday night.
 
MSNBC was second with 2.57 million viewers and CNN third with 1.11 million.
 
In the younger demographic, Fox News registered 591,000 viewers in the category, while MSNBC had 445,000 and CNN had 315,000 viewers. 
 
 
Fox's "The Five" and "The Ingraham Angle" round out the top five with approximately 2.92 million viewers each.