Another week, another FBN victory over CNBC – see details below
Lou Dobbs Tonight Marks 69 Weeks as Number One in Business News
FOX Business Network (FBN) continued its winning streak over CNBC, besting the network in Business Day viewers for the 28th consecutive week, according to Nielsen Media Research. During the heavily dominated financial news week of December 11th-December 15th, FBN’s Business Day coverage saw a 20 percent advantage over rival CNBC with 231,000 total viewers compared to CNBC’s 192,000.
Marking 69 consecutive weeks as the leader in business news, Lou Dobbs Tonight (7-8p/ET) once again delivered the number one rated program in business television with 346,000 total viewers. Along with Dobbs, FBN’s Varney & Co (9a-12p/ET), Countdown to the Closing Bell with Liz Claman (3-4p/ET), and CAVUTO Coast to Coast (12-2p/ET) were among the top five rated programs last week.
Additionally, Risk & Reward (5-6p/ET) dominated its CNBC competition in total viewers for the 32nd consecutive week with 180,000 viewers, while The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan (2PM/ET) scored its 11th consecutive weekly win with 187,000 viewers.
***Below is the data according to Nielsen Media Research
Week December 11th– December 15th, 2017
FBN: 237,000 P2+, 22,000 A25-54
CNBC: 192,000 P2+; 35,000 A25-54
Ratings for the top five business programs:
Total Viewers: Lou Dobbs Tonight (346,000), Varney & Co (276,000), Countdown to the Closing Bell with Liz Claman (226,000), Squawk on the Street (218,000), CAVUTO Coast to Coast (215,000)