FOX News Channel

Network Profile1

2009 was FOX News Channel's highest-rated year in the channel's more than 13-year history among total viewers.

  • FNC delivers an affluent audience:
    • Top 3 upscale basic cable network among adults 25 to 54 in total day with a household income of more than $100,000
    • No. 1 morning show "Fox & Friends" defeats all basic cable networks Monday to Friday 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. among adults 25 to 54 with a household income of more than $100,000.
    • No. 1 upscale cable news network in every daypart
  • FNC delivers a loyal, engaged audience:
    • The longest length of tune-in vs. competitive news networks and among the top adults-25-to-54-rated basic cable networks
    • FOX News Channel's daytime programming beats all cable news prime-time programming
    • Top 5 business shows in cable news
    • Top 13 shows in cable news

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FOX News Channel is a 24-hour general news service covering breaking news as well as political, entertainment and business news. For more than eight years, FNC has been the most-watched cable news channel in the country, presenting the top 13 programs in cable news. FOX News Channel ranks as the No. 2 upscale basic cable network among total viewers with a household income more than $100,000. Owned by News Corp., FNC is available in more than 98 million homes.1

FNC's daytime lineup includes such top hosts and anchors as Bill Hemmer and Megyn Kelly, overdelivering the cable news competition combined. At 6 p.m. (ET), "Special Report with Bret Baier" provides an insightful overview of the day's political events leading into the network's No. 1 evening newscast, "The FOX Report with Shepard Smith" at 7 p.m. FOX News Channel boasts the No. 1 cable news lineup in prime time, featuring the top opinion and debate programs "The O'Reilly Factor" (8 p.m.) and "Hannity" (9 p.m.).1 "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" highlights key newsmakers and provides an in-depth analysis of the day's events to wrap up the evening at 10 p.m.

Backed by the global resources of News Corp., FNC provides the accuracy, authority, immediacy and context that viewers depend on and trust.


FOX & Friends: "FOX & Friends" (6 a.m. to 9 a.m. ET) focuses on the latest news stories of the day with casual, spontaneous dialogue. Gretchen Carlson, Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade provide the perfect mix of chemistry and current events.

America's Newsroom: Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum host "America's Newsroom" (9 a.m. to 11 a.m.), which looks at the top news stories of the day and offers expert analysis by guests.

America Live: Hosted by Megyn Kelly, this daytime program focuses on the top stories of the day, covering breaking news as well as showcasing interviews with key newsmakers and experts offering analysis on the day's events (1 p.m. to 3 p.m.).

Studio B With Shepard Smith: "Studio B with Shepard Smith" (3 p.m. to 4 p.m.) delivers the day's top news stories in a fast-paced format utilizing Shepard Smith's pull-no-punches style.

Your World w/Neil Cavuto: This afternoon program (4 p.m. to 5 p.m.) offers insight on Wall Street and other market activities while highlighting the business news of the day.

Glenn Beck: This 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. show features Glenn Beck's take on topical stories and interviews from newsmakers in the entertainment, political and business fields.

Special Report With Bret Baier: Anchored by Washington news veteran Bret Baier, "Special Report with Bret Baier" (6 p.m. to 7 p.m.) provides an in-depth look at the news and offers a daily topical discussion of political issues affecting the U.S., with Baier wrapping up each program with a lively roundtable discussion featuring Mara Liasson, Fred Barnes and Mort Kondracke.

The FOX Report with Shepard Smith: Hosted by Shepard Smith, FNC's signature evening newscast (7 p.m. to 8 p.m.) brings viewers an in-depth exploration of the day's top news events presented in a fair, balanced manner.

The O'Reilly Factor: This program (8 p.m. to 9 p.m.) hosted by Bill O'Reilly uncovers news items from the established wisdom and goes against the grain of the more traditional interview-style programs.

Hannity: Hosted by Sean Hannity, this program showcases the Great American Panel, which includes three nightly in-studio guests—a liberal, a conservative and an X factor (9 p.m. to 10 p.m.).

On the Record with Greta Van Susteren: This program (10 p.m. to 11 p.m.) featuring newsmaker interviews is anchored by distinguished journalist and renowned trial lawyer Greta Van Susteren.

Source: 1The Nielsen Company.