Another week another FBN win over rival CNBC aided in part by The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan. See more details below.
Lou Dobbs Tonight Marks 55 Straight Weeks as Number One in Business News
FOX Business Network (FBN) continued its winning streak over CNBC, topping the network in Business Day viewers during the heavily dominated financial news week of September 4th-September 8th, according to Nielsen Media Research. As there continues to be major market shake-ups due to the impact of Hurricane’s Harvey and Irma and rising tensions between the United States and North Korea, FBN’s Business Day coverage saw a 16 percent advantage over rival CNBC with 174,000 total viewers compared to CNBC’s 150,000 for the week.
For the 55th consecutive week, Lou Dobbs Tonight (7PM/ET) was the number one rated news program in business television with 382,000 total viewers, as well as the week’s number one rated business news program in the age 25-54 demo with 46,000 total viewers.
Along with Dobbs, FBN’s Varney & Co (9a-12p/ET),The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan (2-3p/ET), CAVUTO Coast to Coast (12-2p/ET), Risk & Reward (5-6p/ET) and After the Bell (4-5p/ET), were among the six top rated programs for the week. Additionally, Risk & Reward (5-6p/ET) dominated their CNBC competition in total viewers for the 18th consecutive week.
***Below is the data according to Nielsen Media Research
Week September 4th-September 8th, 2017
FBN: 174,000 P2+, 25,000 A25-54
CNBC: 150,000 P2+; 30,000 A25-54
Ratings for the top six business programs:
Total Viewers: Lou Dobbs Tonight (382,000), Varney & Co (248,000), The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan (199,000), CAVUTO Coast to Coast (196,000), Risk & Reward (185,000), After the Bell (167,000)